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Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery

Requisition ID:  9122

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  11-Jun-2021


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.


Salary: £82,096.00 - £110,683.00 per annum

Closing Date: Friday 18th June 2021


The Role 


You will be required to contribute to the leadership, organisation, and delivery of teaching in the broad area of Oral surgery, allied fields such as Oral Diseases, Pathology, Medicine and Human Disease and any other areas within the School as determined by the needs of the School at the Head of School’s discretion. In addition to the delivery of clinical teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and broader education in non-clinical settings, we would also expect you to be part of the strong existing team in Oral, and Oral and Maxillofacial, Surgery. There is also the opportunity to develop your personal expertise across appropriate teaching areas through collaborations nationally and internationally.


You will be appointed at an Honorary Consultant level and will be expected to contribute to clinical services in the discipline of Oral Surgery and provide appropriate consultant cover for activities within the Dental Hospital of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The post is crucial to maintaining and supplementing appropriate Consultant cover for, and oversight of, ongoing undergraduate teaching in the speciality of Oral Surgery. It will facilitate ongoing plans to expand the School’s postgraduate offering in Oral Surgery to help service the demands of the NHS service, the local community, and primary care dentists’ interest in further (Tier 2) training in Oral Surgery.



The Person


Knowledge (including Qualifications)
•    BDS or equivalent
•    Research qualifications such as PhD or other degree by research
•    Successfully completed Membership Examination in Oral surgery, or equivalent
•    Successfully completed Intercollegiate Fellowship Examination in Oral surgery, or equivalent*
•    An established knowledge and clinical experience in Oral Surgery and related subjects and broad knowledge applicable to the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum
•    MFDS or equivalent (Desirable)
•    Fellowship of HEA or equivalent and/or Academic teaching qualification (Desirable)


Skills (professional, technical, managerial, practical)
•    Ability to develop and provide leadership to teaching teams
•    Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
•    The ability to build collaborations with colleagues in complementary areas of work
•    Ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing
•    Demonstrable capacity to work in a range of education settings and situations
•    Ability to meet deadlines and to manage conflicting priorities
•    Management of a clinical service and participation in clinical governance and audit
•    Completion of a basic management course (Desirable)

Experience and Achievements (paid or unpaid)
•    CCST in Oral Surgery or equivalent*
•    Successful completion of an SAC- approved training program in Oral Surgery, or within 6 months of completion*
•    Additional 2-year post CCST development period or within 6 months of this at interview date, or equivalent*
•    Full registration, or eligibility for full registration, with the United Kingdom General Dental Council (GDC)
•    Evidence of ability to develop and deliver high quality learning and teaching aligning to the School and University’s stated aims
•    Experience of teaching or training health professionals at postgraduate and undergraduate level
•    Proven ability to engage interest and enthuse students and inspire them to learn at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
•    Capacity to manage day-to-day arrangements for a teaching programme
•    Experience of learning and teaching in subjects related to the activities of the School at national level (Desirable)
•    Evidence of published research relevant to oral surgery (Desirable)
•    Experience of course development and/or degree programme management (Desirable)
•    Proven ability to recognise and take forward opportunities to develop existing and new curricula in collaboration with relevant stakeholders (students ,NHS, Newcastle Trust) (Desirable)


•    Registered, or pending eligibility for registration, on the GDC Specialist Register for Oral Surgery
•    Satisfactory pre-employment health screen and Disclosure and Barring Service check
•    Eligible for honorary status with the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
•    Commitment to the University and School’s education and research strategy and mission
•    Commitment to the University and School’s engagement strategy
•    Commitment to own personal development and understand its importance


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Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff 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.


The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


Requisition ID: 9122