Lecturer, Clinical Training Position at UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Appointment of lecturer in full-time continuing university clinical education at level B
  • Join a Collaborative Team as a Lecturer for the Bachelor of Oral Health Program
  • Base salary from $110,856 + 17% retirement pension

About the Opportunity

The Faculty of Medicine and Health, the largest division of the university, is dedicated to attracting and developing the brightest minds in health education and research to create and shape the future of health . Working and teaching in all health disciplines, including dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, health sciences, medical sciences and public health, we have nearly 13,000 students enrolled in our courses, and our teaching and research activities are supported by more than 2,200 academics and professionals. staff as well as over 3,800 affiliated academics.

Sydney Dental School is ranked among the best dental schools in the world and is one of the largest dental schools in Australia. It is housed within Sydney Dental Hospital in Surry Hills and the Westmead Center for Oral Health at Westmead Hospital with outreach services throughout New South Wales.

A Lecturer (educational focus) should make a significant contribution to the practice, design and assessment of teaching and learning within the school/faculty and will be on a path to leadership in the design and delivery of instruction. A lecturer (education-focused) is expected to devote the majority of their contribution to education (up to 70% – or 80% by mutual agreement – of their workload academic).

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Undertake independent teaching and coaching of students in a simulated or real clinical setting
  • apply clinical practice experience and expertise to the design and delivery of education
  • apply clinical knowledge and expertise to innovate teaching and learning
  • contribute to the educational and administrative activities of the school or clinical school
  • apply professional clinical experience and knowledge to inform clinical education practice and reform
  • contribute to a positive work culture within the school or clinical school.

About you

  • A qualification in oral health therapy (with an adult scope of practice) which can be registered with the Dental Board of Australia, AHPRA
  • significant experience working in a clinical setting and proven ability to apply expertise and knowledge to inform educational practice (typically 3+ years post-graduation experience)
  • teaching and learning experience in a tertiary setting or public health dental clinic as evidenced in student mentoring and skills development
  • demonstrated success in the design, implementation and evaluation of clinically focused teaching and learning initiatives
  • network of relationships with major academic, clinical and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders
  • experience supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • proven ability to stimulate, actively engage and educate students in delivering exceptional patient care
  • strong written and verbal communication skills
  • a collegial, team-oriented nature and teamwork experience
  • postgraduate degrees in higher education or adult education or interested in undertaking studies in this field
  • interest in oral health research.

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Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

EEO declaration

At the University of Sydney, our shared values ​​include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people living with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgroundsand those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

Applications (including a cover letter, CV and any additional supporting documents) can be submitted through the Apply button at the top of the page.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable accommodation or support in completing this application, please contact Rachel Yazigi, Recruitment Operations, via email [email protected]

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Applications Close

Monday, June 20, 2022 11:59 PM


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