Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education

Plymouth, Devon
£33,790 - £64,209 per annum
23 Sep 2020
09 Oct 2020
Full time

University of Plymouth

Faculty of Health
Peninsula Dental School


Ref: A7422
Salary: £33,790 - £64,209 per annum – Clinical Academic

The University of Plymouth Peninsula Dental School is looking to appoint a dynamic, self-motivated, enthusiastic academic to contribute to the teaching, assessment and evaluation across all years of its highly successful BDS and BSc Dental Therapy and Hygiene programmes.

We particularly welcome applications from clinically qualified candidates with an interest for enhancing clinical and professional learning and assessment. The appointee will be an excellent communicator and an evidence based educator with a commitment to developing our undergraduate professional
programmes. You will be expected to facilitate learning across a range of activities including small group and EBL sessions, in the simulated dental learning environment (SDLE), in the life science resource centre (LSRC), chairside on clinic, through lectures and interactive workshops.

You will have a Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree, full registration with the UK General Dental Council (GDC) be an active clinician and have or be willing to gain a qualification or recognition of teaching in HE, and a performer number.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sally Hanks, Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning ( or Christopher Tredwin, Head of School (

For full details and to apply please visit

Closing date: 12 Midnight, Wednesday 14 October 2020.

This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service
Check plus Adult and Children Barred List checks.

Interviews are to be confirmed and you will be notified if you have
been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

A willingness to travel is essential as you will be required to travel and work at different University and business locations.

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance.

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion.

All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.