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Clinical Lecturer for Dental Sciences

Requisition ID:  24917
Location: 

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  11-Jan-2023

 

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

 

What’s in it for you? Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.

 

Newcastle is an inclusive global University community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.

 

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

 

Salary: £35,254 to £56,502 per annum

 

Closing Date: 02 February 2023

 

The Role


We are looking for a suitably qualified dentist for the role of Clinical Lecturer. The post holder will be expected to make a significant contribution to the clinical teaching within the School and teaching duties will be within a range of clinical disciplines dependent on the needs of the programmes. You will be expected to contribute to academic and clinical teaching on our undergraduate clinical BDS and BSc courses and our developing portfolio of postgraduate courses. It is essential that you have a BDS (or equivalent), an academic teaching qualification or equivalent, detailed knowledge of general dentistry applicable to the undergraduate curriculum and significant experience of UK General Dental Practice beyond Foundation Training level.

 

The University has developed an Academic Job Summary Guidance document which summarises the range of activities that academic staff may be expected to perform.

 

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Simon Stone, Director of Clinical Studies and by e-mailing simon.stone@ncl.ac.uk

 

Further information about the School of Dental Sciences can be found here.

 

This is a full time fixed term appointment for 1 year.


The Person (Essential)

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience 

•    Detailed clinical knowledge of general dentistry, at a level applicable to teaching on the undergraduate BDS/BSc curriculum
•    Teaching experience (including clinical) in an academic setting
•    Strong desire to develop teaching skills
•    An awareness of significant developments in dentistry globally and in the UK (Desirable)
•    Supervision of postgraduate students in research (Desirable)
•    Evidence of publication within peer reviewed journals (Desirable)
•    Satisfactory pre-employment health screen
•    Commitment to the University's research-strategy and mission
•    Commitment to own personal development and understand its importance
•    Ability to work in teams and across disciplines
•    Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to meet deadlines and manage conflicting priorities
•    Leadership potential (Desirable)
•    BDS Degree
•    Full or temporary registration with the United Kingdom General Dental Council (GDC) 
•    Eligible for honorary clinical status with the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
•    Fellowship of HEA or equivalent and/or an academic teaching qualification (Desirable)

 

Attributes and Behaviour

•    Satisfactory pre-employment health screen
•    Commitment to the University's research-strategy and mission
•    Commitment to own personal development and understand its importance
•    Ability to work in teams and across disciplines
•    Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to meet deadlines and manage conflicting priorities
•    Leadership potential (Desirable)


Qualifications

•    BDS Degree
•    Full or temporary registration with the United Kingdom General Dental Council (GDC) 
•    Eligible for honorary clinical status with the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
•    Fellowship of HEA or equivalent and/or an academic teaching qualification (Desirable)

 

 

 

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University is also a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

 

Requisition ID: 24917