Associate Professor in Oral Health
Engage in active research and the delivery of high-quality teaching in
clinical dentistry within the field of Oral Health
Provide academic and research leadership to support undergraduate and
Generous assistance provided to assist with relocating to Riverina's
beautiful Wagga Wagga or surrounds
Continuing, Full Time
Level D – AU$150,656 to AU$165,866 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
We are seeking an experienced clinical academic with extensive undergraduate
teaching experience and program coordination within the Oral Health
discipline. The appointee's teaching duties will include the integration of
pre-clinical and clinical training in the Bachelor of Oral Health program
(Therapy and Hygiene) and the supervision of relevant clinics.
The appointee will play an important role in curriculum development and
accreditation reporting, in addition to providing academic leadership within
the discipline, contributing significantly to teaching, administration and
academic workloads. Additionally, the appointee will have the opportunity to
progress an active research profile with a strategic research and innovation
focus aligned to the overall strategies of the University.
The appointee will have demonstrated experience in providing high quality
person-centred care in private or public health dental practice settings, have
a current and significant track record in research publication in a field
relevant to Oral Health, prior teaching experience, and can demonstrate the
ability to develop and maintain key professional relationships and provide
effective leadership in building people capability.
This position is required for face-to-face and online teaching and as such
remote work options will not be accommodated. Generous assistance, including
financial, is available to help you relocate to take up this leadership
To be successful you will have:
A PhD degree relevant to the discipline.
Full registration as an oral health therapist, hygienist or dentist with
the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra).
Extensive understanding of the clinical practice of dental practitioners,
supported by a significant record of teaching and clinical supervision in
oral health therapy.
Evidence of success in delivering and leading others in the delivery of
high quality student centred learning and teaching.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in the discipline in research
and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or
applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.
Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in
the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or
for further information on completing the application process please visit our
how to apply page or contact us.
Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to
developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We
make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural
and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and
internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to
create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive
contribution to the world.
The School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences is a multi-campus, academic
unit. The School offers a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses both
onshore and offshore in a range of health disciplines including: dentistry,
oral health therapy, medical radiation science, pharmacy, health and medical
science, medical laboratory science, and food science and nutrition.
Charles Sturt University offers great benefits such as a great work-life
balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial
Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to
diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender
Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze
Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the
Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from
Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for
senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those
from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds .
Additional information is available in the Position Description or by
Professor Andrew Flatau Dean of Dentistry and Oral Health
DeanofDentistry@csu.edu.au Ph: (02) 6365 7251
Closing Date: 11 pm, 4 December 2022