Senior Lecturer for Dental Care Professionals

The University of Edinburgh
12 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
Full time

Senior Lecturer for Dental Care Professionals

Full-time Grade UE09 (£50618 - £56950)

Edinburgh Dental Institute

Closing Date: 29 June 2018

Job Reference: 043914 

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a suitably qualified person to lead the continuing development of education and research for Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) at the Edinburgh Dental Institute (EDI). 

The Senior Lecturer will join the team led by the Director of the EDI, Professor Angus Walls.  The appointee will be an individual with a compelling vision drive academic excellence and with strong leadership skills to lead the team with enthusiasm and commitment for the development of DCPs.  The post-holder will continue to develop EDI as a centre for the advancement of activities pertaining to all DCPs.  A broad knowledge and understanding of the development of the role of DCPs is essential and the appointee will be expected, where required, to work nationally with policy makers and regulatory bodies for the advancement of DCP training and development.  Post holder will also  be involved in enhancing eLearning and on-line teaching initiatives.

The postholder will also be the Programme Director for the BSc (Hons) in Oral Health Sciences (OHS) degree programme.  This degree, which combines dental hygiene and dental therapy, is now in its eighth year and admits ten students per academic year.  This programme is particularly popular as it offers Honours status, and is the only four year degree in Oral Health Sciences in the UK. 

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. As women and members of ethnic minorities are currently under-represented in posts at this level we particularly encourage applications from members of these groups

For further information or to arrange an informal visit to Edinburgh Dental Institute please contact: 

Professor Angus Walls,

Or Dr Louise O’Dowd,

This post is fixed term until 31 March 2023

For more information and to submit an application, please use the ‘apply’ button below.


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