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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Bioingineering - University of Sydney Faculty of Dentistry

  • Teaching and research role in dental materials
  • Work in a collaborative and supportive team
  • Full-time continuing, remuneration package: $93K-$132Kp.a. base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 students.

The Faculty of Dentistry has been training dental practitioners for over a hundred years. The faculty offers a rigorous research and training program and produces research scholars of international standing and highly skilled general practice and specialist clinicians.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic individual with capacity to lead the area of bio-engineering. You will teach the Dental Materials course and contribute substantially to the faculty’s interdisciplinary research themes. You will also develop collaborative research activity with other groups within the dental faculty, as well as other faculties at the University and internationally. You will have an outstanding publication record in your career to date along with proven grant writing ability.

To succeed in securing this role you will have:

  • a postgraduate degree relevant to bioengineering, tissue engineering, bio-informatics or dental materials
  • experience or specialist qualification in bio-engineering in dentistry
  • capacity to conduct advanced dental research and demonstrated success at grant achievement and publication
  • a collegiate, team-oriented nature and experience of working as part of a clinical team
  • experience in facilitating problem-based learning (PBL)
  • teaching experience gained in a university or similar environment, preferably with adult learners
  • strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate at all levels and a well-organized approach to work.

For appointment at the more senior level you will need to demonstrate strong leadership ability and have a well-developed research and teaching track record.

Applicants from disciplines including bio-engineering, tissue engineering, bio-informatics and dental materials are encouraged to apply.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 26 February 2015 (11.30pm Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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