Senior Clinical Lecturer / Chair in Restorative Dentistry, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition (DEN025A)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified dental surgeons, registered with the General Dental Council and included in the Specialist List for Restorative Dentistry.  Applications are also welcome from dental surgeons who are within 6 months of their anticipated CCST completion date. 

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Dentistry
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Clinical Consultant
Salary: £84,984 - £112,925
Ref No: DEN025A
Closing Date: 21-JUL-2021


Job Description

You should have sound experience of teaching and administration in a dental school setting.  You will contribute to academic leadership within the Institute and to teaching and research in Restorative Dentistry. The post is based in the Institute of Dentistry, part of the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition. The post holder will therefore be part of a team with an international reputation in dental education, scholarship and research.

For an appointment as Senior Lecturer, depending on previous experience, the appointment may be subject to a probationary period of up to three years.  Staff development in teaching and research is available to probationary staff with the aim of helping them to meet the criteria set for satisfactory completion of probation.

The post holder will play a role in the development of not only Restorative teaching but also in the broad academic development of the Institute of Dentistry, including research. The Institute delivers a graduate-entry Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree programme: participants are exempt from the first year of the BDS programme by virtue of possessing a science-related degree. The graduate entry programme is therefore completed over four years. The Institute further wishes to develop a portfolio of postgraduate opportunities and the post-holder will contribute to the recently established MSc programme in Advanced Restorative Dental Practice. The Institute is the sole provider in Scotland of education and training in dental technology offering a blended learning programme leading to a Diploma in Higher Education (DipHe).

Candidates will be enthusiastic and motivational dental surgeons, qualified to consultant level with expertise in Restorative Dentistry.

You will possess demonstrable experience in dental education and be able to provide strong leadership within Restorative Dentistry for the Institute team who are responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of the graduate entry four-year taught BDS undergraduate degree. You will also have experience of the delivery of postgraduate education and support the development of the dental team.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Clinical Scale for Staff holding Honorary Consultant contracts ,  £84,984 – £112,925 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and probation period

The post holder will be awarded an honorary Consultant contract with NHS Grampian. 

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This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK.  

The closing date for receipt of applications is 21 July 2021

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Professor Richard Ibbetson, Interim Director of the Institute of Dentistry

01224 555154

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Ibbetson


Please quote reference number DEN025A on all correspondence

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