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Lecturer in Population Oral Health

University of Adelaide

This is a teaching focused position and you will need to be able to demonstrate that you have a strong background and experience in undergraduate teaching in Population Oral Health for dental and oral health students. This position has a focus on innovative teaching methodology in Population Oral Health and development and oversight of Population Oral Health curriculum across all year levels of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery Program.

Further activities will include a focus on student support and collaboration with other academic staff in organisational activities within the school, the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and the broader University.

In addition, you will oversee and guide the implementation of key strategies to support the Adelaide Dental School in upholding the academic quality and integrity of its teaching program, offering an opportunity for those who seek to positively influence the next generation of dentists and oral health therapists.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD qualification in a relevant area.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, demonstrations and workshops; as well as marking and assessment activities; and a commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Experience in course coordination and the management of teaching and learning resources and staffing.
  • Experience in the development of innovative teaching methods and curriculum.
  • A record of peer-reviewed publications at a national and international level.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs – including significant industry, government and community collaborations – offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work’s cutting-edge nature – not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour – provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: 

(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Continuing, part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing January 2022.

The Adelaide Dental School invites applications for a Lecturer in Population Oral Health.

Your faculty’s broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia’s largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It’s comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you have the talent, we’ll give you the opportunity. Together, let’s make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 27 October 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Dimitra Lekkas
BDS Program Coordinator
P: +61 (8) 8313 4229

For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

You’ll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.



Advertised: 27 Sep 2021 12:00 AM
Applications close:27 Oct 2021 11:55 PM

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