First listed on: 10 September 2019

Assoc. Lect./ Lect. / Snr Lecturer in Oral Health Therapy


  • Progress an active research and teaching career
  • Work in modern, world class facilities
  • Leadership opportunity and relocation assistance available

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • AU$67,481 to AU$133,637 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

A number of opportunities exist to join our Oral Health (Therapy/ Hygiene) discipline responsible for producing job ready graduates and preparing professionals to practice in metropolitan, rural and regional community settings.

Help students develop their hand skills in the Universitys state-of-the-art simulation clinic, dental technology /clinical support laboratory, biodental science learning suite and anatomy teaching facilities, including a PC2 teaching laboratory and a dry (computer) laboratory.

Actively contribute to teaching, research and curriculum development, teaching a range of preclinical and/or biodental/ diagnostic science subjects related to the clinical disciplines. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to develop and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the School.

Wagga Wagga is the largest regional city located within NSW. A popular tourist destination known for its stunning landscapes, period architecture, affordable housing, shorter commute times and a vibrant arts scene makes this the perfect city to embrace a tree change to live and work in regional NSW.

To be successful you will have:

  • A qualification relevant to the discipline appropriate to the level being applied for
  • Eligibility for registration as an Oral Health Therapist or Dentist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Relevant clinical experience in Australia, Britain, Canada or New Zealand
  • Evidence of the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching in oral health therapy or general dentistry
  • A record of research activity relevant to the discipline and the level being applied for

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Dentistry and Health Sciences is a multi-campus, academic unit. The School offers a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses both onshore and offshore in a range of health disciplines including: dentistry, oral health therapy and medical radiation science.

The School is committed to enhancing its reputation as a high performing multidisciplinary unit and seeks academics focused on providing quality education and being actively involved in the development of health professional education and health based research programs that complement these courses.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description:

or by contacting:

Head, School of Dentistry and Health Sciences | Email: | Ph: (02) 6365 7251

Closing Date: 11pm AEST, 08 October 2019

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