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Vacancy: Lecturer in Dental Materials

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out high quality research in dentally-relevant science in a research-intensive Russell Group University? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in dental materials science? Do you want to be a key member of an internationally renowned team working in a stimulating and supportive environment?

Closing Date – 26 July 2023

We are looking for an outstanding early career academic of high potential who is able to demonstrate a growing track record in research, student education and academic leadership. You will join us as a lecturer and have an emerging track record in development and/or characterisation of dentally-relevant materials which are aligned with the research priorities of the School of Dentistry.

You will deliver world class research, inspirational teaching and post-graduate research student supervision. As a Lecturer, you will have the ability to develop strategies for interdisciplinary research and innovation, to secure research funding and have a clear view of how your research will be translated to achieve societal/ healthcare and/ or economic impact. You will be expected to have established collaborations with academic and/or industrial partners. 

You will provide an excellent student education experience for undergraduate and taught postgraduates in the School of Dentistry. The undergraduate teaching focus will be centred on the delivery of dental materials science to students on our MChD Dental Surgery (MChD) and Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSc) programs. The postgraduate focus will be centred on providing module leadership and delivery of content for our MSc in Dental Materials.      

Dental Materials is part of the School of Dentistry’s Division of Oral Biology, currently based on level 7 of the Wellcome Trust Brenner Building at the University’s St James’ Hospital Campus. Additional laboratories and the School’s teaching are based on the University’s main campus in the Worsley Building. You will be based across both sites as and when required in the delivery of your duties. A free staff shuttle bus running every 20 minutes provides easy access between the two sites.

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