First listed on: 28 November 2018

Senior Lecturer in Oral Surgery


  • Outstanding opportunity for a Senior Lecturer to lead commercial opportunities to enhance the research and teaching endeavors of the Dental School
  • Located in Sydney metropolitan areas of Nepean/Westmead
  • Full-time continuing, remuneration package: $150K-$174K p.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

About the opportunity 

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Oral Surgery to join the Sydney Dental School. The position involves the supervision of both graduate and postgraduate activities and ‘hands on’ clinical activity, at a high level of specialty expertise, is paramount to this role. Hospital-based academic and clinical activities involving in-patient and out-patient oral surgery care is the mainstay of the Specialist Oral Surgery training programme. This exciting and innovative appointment, based at the expanding Nepean Hospital in the Western Suburbs of Sydney, also offers an outstanding opportunity to exercise academic coordination and to lead commercial opportunities to enhance the research and teaching endeavours of the Dental School.

Excursions to rural hospitals and clinics are included in the postgraduate supervision and provision of patient care.

The position is amenable to the development of a personal specialist practice should you be accepted.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Lecturer in Oral Surgery who has:

  • A dental qualification registerable in Australia
  • Specialist registration in Oral Surgery which is recognised in Australia
  • Sound clinical experience in specialist Oral Surgery practice.
  • Experience in clinical supervision of students in their treatment of a wide spectrum of Oral Surgery patients
  • Demonstrable teaching experience in a university or educational setting and ability to demonstrate clinical procedures at a specialist level.
  • Capacity to devise research projects and to contribute to peer reviewed journals and literature in dental/oral surgery clinical education
  • A research record showing understanding of and experience in clinical and research governance and in particular evidence of actively engaging in research in the clinical setting
  • Demonstrated experience in academic leadership and management of staff
  • Demonstrable management skills with experience in secondary care teams
  • Postgraduate degree at PhD level in a related area.

About us

The University of Sydney Dental School has been training dental practitioners for over a hundred years. The Sydney Dental School offers a rigorous research and training program and produces research scholars of international standing and highly skilled general practice and specialist clinicians.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 2330/1118C to apply.

Closing date: Monday 14 January 2019 at 11.30pm

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.




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