Senior Lecturer in Endodontics
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
1d ago

About the Faculty

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 and is the only dental school in New Zealand.

It is proud of its international reputation for research, clinical, and academic excellence. The 2018 QS World University Subject Rankings list the Dental School as among the top 27 in the world.

The University is firmly committed to growing the Faculty with investment in a new state-of-the-art building and facilities plus ongoing plans for further outreach development and increased student enrolment.

The Role

In this role you will be required to :

  • Teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Contribute to curriculum design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research.
  • Conduct high quality research within the Department and engage with all disciplines within the Faculty.
  • Your Skills and Experience

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

    You must also have :

  • A proven track record of internationally peer-reviewed research.
  • Excellent teaching skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Ability to provide specialist patient care.
  • A collegial approach to work.
  • It would be preferred that the successful candidate also holds a PhD or equivalent.

    Further Details

    Applicants are asked to indicate the date they would expect to be available to take up the appointment. The appointment is available from January 2019 or at a mutually agreed date.

  • In addition to research and teaching excellence, the University is committed through its Strategic Direction to local national, and international betterment;
  • strong external engagement; sustainable capability; providing outstanding and unique student experiences. The Dunedin campus has been ranked as one of the top 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.

    This is a unique opportunity for an energetic, creative and committed individual to make a significant impression and contribution in their chosen discipline while being well supported by a collegial and dynamic Department and University.

    Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Karl Lyons, Head of Department, Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dentistry, contact details below.

    The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. Candidates who successfully make the final stages of the recruitment process will be required to undergo a safety check.

    For further information on the safety check process please visit :

    http : / / / administration / vulnerable-children /


    Candidates are requested to submit the following :

  • A cover letter.
  • Three referee contact details.
  • To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1801870 will close on Thursday, 8 November 2018.

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