Provide innovative teaching, research and clinical direction to the Dentistry program at JCU with a focus on making a real difference to the health of those in rural and remote regions
- Be at the forefront of Dentistry in the Tropics
- Great opportunity to mold the Dentists of the future
- Enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals
We offer an exciting opportunity for two Senior Lecturers, Dentistry ($114,363 - $131,287, plus clinical loading) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). These full-time, continuing appointments are based at our world class facilities at JCU Cairns.
What you can accomplish in the Role
Joining a dynamic team of professionals, you will increase capacity in the Discipline of Dentistry at JCU through innovative teaching of theory and clinical content to undergraduate students. With the remit to provide high-quality healthcare close to home for rural and remote communities, you will deliver high quality, state-of-the-art curriculum development, teaching and assessments of Dentistry students with a focus on those challenges facing health professionals working in rural and remote environments. You will also actively participate in relevant research, research education and engagement activities in your areas of special interest.
What you will bring to the Role
As an enthusiastic and qualified academic or practice Dentist, you will have full registration as a Dentist with the Dental Board of Australia and hold, or are eligible to obtain, a radiography licence with the State of Queensland. With a demonstrated passion and capacity for teaching and research, you will enjoy working in world-class facilities, including JCU's simulation laboratory and public dental clinic. Using the latest in advanced technology, you will improve oral health care in underserved communities and make a real impact in rural and remote health.
Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
We support our people through the provision of:
- generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
- ongoing professional and career development
- attractive options for salary packaging
- Re-location assistance will be provided
How to apply
Visit the Careers JCU website – vacancy reference 17116
Applications close: 21 June 2020