First listed on: 20 July 2018

Lecturer in Orthodontics X2 

  • Opportunity to provide expert clinical services and support to the Department of Orthodontics
  • Located at The University of Sydney School of Dentistry; Sydney Dental Hospital
  • 2 opportunities available for 3 year fixed term appointment. Base salary of $104K - $123K p.a. plus superannuation. An additional clinical loading will also be paid where eligible

About the opportunity 

The University of Sydney School of Dentistry is seeking to appoint 2 full time Lecturers in Orthodontics. The primary focus of the appointment will be to be clinically active with provision of orthodontic treatment to patients eligible to receive public dental services at the Sydney Dental Hospital as well as providing research and teaching support to the Department of Orthodontics.

The University of Sydney’s School of Dentistry offers a rigorous research and training program and produces research scholars of international standing and highly skilled general practice and specialist clinicians.

This appointment offers an outstanding opportunity to enhance research skills while enjoying outstanding research opportunities and support for professional development and will also give opportunity to deal and manage a large range of complex orthodontic patients from the public orthodontic waiting list at the Sydney Dental Hospital.

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 Lecturers in Orthodontics who possess:

  • a dental qualification that is registrable with the Dental Board of Australia, AHPRA
  • specialist Orthodontic qualification, recognized with the Dental Board of Australia, AHPRA
  • relevant postgraduate degree in Orthodontics
  • experience in providing specialist Orthodontic treatment to a wide spectrum of patients including children, patients with disabilities and people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • specialist clinical supervision experience in Orthodontics
  • demonstrable experience in a university or educational setting

Advanced teaching experience gained in a university or similar environment, preferably with adult learners and experience in facilitating problem-based learning (PBL) would be highly regarded.

About us

Sydney Dental School at the University of Sydney has been involved in the training of dental practitioners for 100 years. The School is the largest of the six dental schools in Australia and is housed within the Sydney Dental Hospital, Surry Hills and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Westmead Hospital. The School offers a dynamic and unique suite of undergraduate and postgraduate programs designed to produce dental practitioners, oral health professionals, dental specialists and research degree graduates of the highest caliber.

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 1343/0718F to apply.

Closing date:   11:30pm 17 August 2018


As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health employment requirements

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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