Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Endodontics – Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand (Deadline: 04/10/2023)

Practice: University of Otago
Location: Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, 9016
Type of Position: Full-Time Academic

Job Description


The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities. Founded in 1907, the Faculty of Dentistry is based at the University’s main campus in Dunedin with clinics in Auckland and South Dunedin and is the only dental school in New Zealand. It is proud of its international reputation for research, clinical, and academic excellence. The 2020 QS World University Subject Rankings list the Dental School as among the top 33 in the world.

We are committed to working closely with iwi and Māori organisations, and mātauraka Māori has become an integral part of teaching and research across the institution. We especially value our relationship with Ngai Tahu, the mana whenua within their takiwā of Te Waipounamu, and the University’s principal Treaty partner.

The role – Te mahi

This Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor role represents an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to ongoing teaching of dental students while being well supported by a collegial and dynamic Faculty and University.

Key tasks for this position include:

conducting research-informed teaching across a range of courses in the Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry programmes.
contributing to curriculum design for undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research.
undertaking research resulting in quality-assured publications within the discipline, either individually or as part of a group.
contributing to the running of the Department, School, Division and the University.
Your skills and experience – Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

The successful candidate must be a dentist who is registerable with the Dental Council (New Zealand) in the endodontic specialist scope of practice.

The successful candidate will have:

a record of internationally peer-reviewed published research.
excellent teaching skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
a collaborative and collegial approach to work.
full understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the University’s Māori Strategic Framework.
It would be preferred that the successful candidate also holds a PhD or equivalent.

Further details – Pūroko

This is a permanent, full-time (1.0 FTE) position.

Salary range for this position is: Senior Lecturer $138,548 to $179,524 and Associate Professor $182,938 to $198,302.

The University of Otago is known for collegiality and combined with living in the vibrant city of Dunedin, provides opportunities for an excellent work-life balance. The Dunedin campus has been ranked as one of the 15 most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable living, excellent schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from art and literature to outdoor activities.

Application – Tono

Candidates are requested to submit the following:

Cover letter.
Names and email addresses of at least three referees.
Applications quoting reference number 2301019 will close on Wednesday, 4 October 2023.

Contact Information
Name: Peter Cathro
Phone: (643) 479-4196
Email: [email protected]

Deadline: 10/04/2023