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Clinical Teaching Fellow for Dental Sciences

Requisition ID:  24723

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  23-Nov-2022


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: £31,623 - £53,132 per annum


Closing Date: 15 December 2022


The Role


The School of Dental Sciences is looking for a suitably qualified dentist for the role of Clinical Teaching Fellow. The post holder will be expected to make a significant contribution to the clinical teaching within the School and teaching duties may be within a range of clinical disciplines, dependent on the needs of the programmes.


It is essential that you have a BDS (or equivalent), an academic teaching qualification or equivalent, detailed knowledge of general dentistry applicable to undergraduate curriculum and significant experience of UK General Dental Practice beyond Foundation Training Level.  You will have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and have a strong commitment to develop your teaching and management skills. 


The post holder will have the opportunity to undertake a masters level qualification.


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


This is a full time, fixed term post (3 years) however there is some flexibility available.


Informal enquires may be made to Dr Simon Stone

Key Accountabilities

•    Contribute to the delivery of an exceptional educational experience in both undergraduate programmes within the School (BDS and BSc in Oral and Dental Health Sciences).

•    Take an active and significant role in the development and delivery of clinical teaching. Teaching duties may be within a range of clinical disciplines, dependant on the needs of the programmes and skill set of the successful applicant, but it is envisaged that for this post, they will be within paediatric dentistry/oral surgery/restorative dentistry, involving clinical training and supervision.

•    Make a contribution to the pastoral support of students

•    Fully engage with quality assurance and enhancement processes within the School and carry out administrative tasks and other duties to support the educational programme

•    Identify and undertake a programme of professional development


The Person (Essential)


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

•    Evidence of relevant formal post-graduate training (for example completion of Dental Foundation Training or equivalent)
•    A minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience
•    Demonstrable technical/clinical skills and experience in dentistry
•    Experience of teaching in a dental clinical setting (Desirable)
•    Broad understanding of the UG programmes within the School (Desirable)
•    Completion of DCT 2 or equivalent (Desirable)
•    Evidence of the ability to work independently and as part of a team
•    Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
•    Evidence of the ability to meet deadlines and to manage conflicting priorities
•    Understanding and commitment to the University’s education strategy, mission and engagement strategy
•    Commitment to own personal development, including a strong desire to develop educational skills
•    BDS



•    Current and full registration with the United Kingdom General Dental Council.
•    Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters in Clinical Education or registration with the HEA (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: 24723