Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Public Health Dentistry

University of Otago

New Zealand

October 2, 2022

Description

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Public Health Dentistry-2201592

DEPARTMENT OF ORAL SCIENCES FACULTY OF DENTISTRY

The University of Otago is one of New Zealand's largest and most research- intensive universities. Founded in 1907, the Faculty of Dentistry is based at the University's main campus in Dunedin with clinics in Auckland and South Dunedin and is the only dental school in New Zealand. It is proud of its international reputation for research, clinical, and academic excellence. The 2020 QS World University Subject Rankings list the Dental School as among the top 33 in the world.

We are committed to working closely with iwi and Māori organisations, and mātauraka Māori has become an integral part of teaching and research across the institution. We especially value our relationship with Ngai Tahu, the mana whenua within their takiwā of Te Waipounamu, and the University's principal Treaty partner.

The role/Te mahi

This Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor role represents an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to ongoing teaching of dental students while being well supported by a collegial and dynamic Faculty and University.

Key tasks for this position include:

• Conducting research-informed teaching across a range of courses in the Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Oral Health, Master of Community Dentistry and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry programmes; • Contributing to curriculum design for undergraduate and postgraduate levels; • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research; • Undertaking research resulting in quality-assured publications within the discipline, either individually or as part of a group; and • Contributing to the running of the Department, School, Division and the University.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

The ideal candidate will be a dentist holding a PhD, who is registerable as a Public Health specialist with the Dental Council of New Zealand.

The successful candidate will have:

• A record of internationally peer-reviewed published research; • Excellent teaching skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; • A collaborative and collegial approach to work; and • Full understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the University's Māori Strategic Framework.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a permanent (confirmation path), full-time (1.0 FTE) position.

Salary range for this position is: Senior Lecturer $131,298 to $172,274 or Associate Professor $175,688 to $191,052.

The University of Otago is known for collegiality and, combined with living in the vibrant city of Dunedin, provides opportunities for an excellent work-life balance. The Dunedin campus is ranked as one of the 15 most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable living, excellent schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from art and literature to outdoor activities.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Geoffrey Tompkins, Department of Oral Sciences via the contact details below.

Application/Tono

Candidates are requested to submit the following: • CV • Cover letter • Names and email addresses of at least three referees

To submit your application, please click the “Apply” button below. Applications quoting reference number 2210592 will close on Sunday, 2 October 2022.

Additional Information

Contact: Geoffrey Tompkins

Position details: Information Statement

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Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location

NZL-SI-Dunedin

Employment Status

Permanent

Salary Level and Range

The University is offering a remuneration level commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

Organisation

Oral Sciences

Job Function

Teaching

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