Clinical University Lecturer/Honorary Specialty Dentist in Special Care Dentistry

Job details

£45,193 – £84,272 a year
Job type


Pulled from the full job description
Company pension

Full Job Description

Job Purpose
To deliver undergraduate education in Special Care Dentistry, including the development of innovative approaches to teaching and educational scholarship and research.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. To play a key role in the delivery of teaching of Special Care Dentistry to undergraduate dental students. On average there are approximately 80 undergraduate students a year.
2. To participate in the design and delivery of a range of teaching and assessment activities within Special Care Dentistry in Glasgow Dental Hospital & School and associated sites for undergraduate students, in accordance with the teaching objectives of the Dental School. This would include delivery of small group teaching in addition to clinical teaching.
3. To participate in the development of creative and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, ensuring that the educational opportunities available to students are maintained and significantly improved.
4. To collaborate with other dental specialties to deliver teaching across a wide range of disciplines.
5. To provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support learning.
6. To undertake administrative duties associated with the delivery of undergraduate teaching.
7. To undertake the clinical duties associated with the post as appropriate to the clinical contract awarded.
8. To engage with scholarship and/or research in line with Dental School strategy.
Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience
A1 Registrable qualification with the General Dental Council.
A2 Fellowship in Dental Surgery or MFDS from one of the Royal Surgical Colleges ; or equivalent.
A3 Hold, be working towards, or willing to complete within two years, a Certificate in Academic Practice, or equivalent learning and teaching qualification.
A4 Eligible for inclusion on the GDC Specialist List in Special Care Dentistry.
C1 Ability to deliver research-informed teaching.
C2 Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
C3 Good IT skills.
C4 Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. C5 Excellent presentation skills. C6 Willingness and ability to work as part of a team.
E1 Minimum of 4 years post qualification with at least 2 years of clinical experience in Special Care Dentistry.
E2 Experience of delivering undergraduate teaching.
E3 Experience in academic assessment of dental students.
E4 Experience of mentoring students and/or staff.
Terms and Conditions
Salary will be on the Speciality Doctor Pay Scale, £45,193 – £84,272 per annum
This post is full time and open ended.
Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme
The post for which you are applying is considered registered work in terms of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act. It requires the successful applicant to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups [PVG] Scheme member prior to appointment. This check is necessary to ensure that the University of Glasgow fulfils its legal duties under the Act. If you are successful in your application, the offer of employment will be subject to PVG Scheme membership. Please note it is a criminal offence to apply for a child care position if you are on the Disqualified From Working with Children List.
As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.
As a valued member of our team, you can expect:
1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.
2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension – pensions handbook, benefits and discount packages.
3 A flexible approach to working.
4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing
We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community
We endorse the principles of Athena Swan and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.