University of Glassgow

University of Glassgow

Clinical Senior University Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Senior University Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Senior University Lecturer to provide academic leadership in Restorative Dentistry. You will play a significant role in delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Restorative Dentistry, including Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics. You will also be expected to participate fully in the management of the Section of Clinical Dentistry, and to take on school-level leadership roles as required, within the Dental School.

The post is based at Glasgow Dental School in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, which is part of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences MVLS at the University of Glasgow.

The University of Glasgow's Dental School is the largest in the Scotland. It is consistently ranked amongst the top Dental Schools in the UK, achieving 1st place in the Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide, and 1st in the UK Guardian University Guide Dentistry for 2023.

The Dental School is dedicated to the delivery of world-leading, student- centred learning and teaching which embraces modern and dynamic approaches to education. Our commitment to progress in Dental Education has resulted in the formation of a unique Community of Dental Educational Research and Scholarship Group, which consistently contributes to the international community and leads on academic output in this field. We provide an advanced and collaborative curriculum, which recognises, respects, and fully supports individuals, aiming to allow each individual to flourish and become a world changer.

We deliver postgraduate research opportunities and, in addition, taught postgraduate programmes in a range of subjects, and we benefit from comprehensive modern facilities for patient care, student clinical practice and training, and education and research. The Dental School hosts two internationally recognised research groups in Oral Sciences and Community Oral Health, who collaborate with international research partners. The Dental School also houses an active Clinical Research Facility in partnership with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

We welcome applications from candidates who hold a BDS qualification and full registration with the General Dental Council of the United Kingdom and fellowship in Dental Surgery, MFDS from one of the UK Royal Surgical Colleges or equivalent.

Job Purpose

To provide academic leadership in Restorative Dentistry. The appointee will play a significant role in delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Restorative Dentistry, including Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics. The post­ holder will be expected to participate fully in the management of the Section of Clinical Dentistry, and to take on school-level leadership roles as required, within the Dental School.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. To actively participate in the design and delivery of a range of teaching, learning, assessment, and feedback activities in Restorative Dentistry, in an environment that promotes scholarly learning for both undergraduate and postgraduate taught students, in accordance with the teaching objectives of the Dental School. This would include delivery of tutorials, lectures, and other didactic teaching activities in addition to clinical teaching. On average there are approximately 90 undergraduate students a year.

2. To participate in the design and delivery of a range of teaching, learning and assessment activities related to Prosthodontics in Glasgow Dental Hospital & School for postgraduate taught students within all restorative mono specialties, in accordance with the teaching objectives of the Dental School. This would include delivery of tutorials, lectures, and other didactic teaching activities in addition to clinical teaching.

3. To be responsible for developing creative and innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessments, ensuring that the quality of educational opportunities available to undergraduate and postgraduate taught students is continually enhanced. This will include on an ongoing basis participation in the continual development and review of both undergraduate and postgraduate curricula.

4. To provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support learning. To participate in student mentoring and student elective programmes.

5. To undertake senior administrative duties associated with the delivery of teaching, learning and assessment and the academic management of the Dental School and wider School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing as determined by the Head of Section, Director of Dental Education and Head of the Dental School.

6. To undertake NHS clinical duties in fixed and removable prosthodontics associated with the post at specialty dentist level.

7. To undertake undergraduate teaching activity at Outreach Centres located out with the Dental School & Hospital if required.

Please note that the job description will be subject to review on an annual basis as a result of appraisal as per the University of Glasgow performance, development and review process and the ongoing needs and priorities of the Dental School and wider School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Knowledge/Qualifications

Essential:

A1 BDS qualification and full registration with the General Dental Council of the United Kingdom (GDC).

A2 Fellowship in Dental Surgery, MFDS from one of the UK Royal Surgical Colleges or equivalent.

A3 Higher Degree or equivalent.

Desirable:

B1 Hold, or willingness to work towards, a certificate in Academic Practice, or equivalent learning and teaching qualification.

Skills

Essential:

C1 Ability to deliver research-informed teaching.

C2 Excellent administrative and organisational skills.

C3 Good IT skills including the ability to work in an online environment.

C4 Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

C5 Excellent presentation skills.

C6 Willingness and ability to work as part of a team.

Desirable:

D1 Experience of management processes in an academic environment

Experience

Essential:

E1 Minimum of 5 years post qualification with evidence of clinical experience in Restorative Dentistry.

E2 Experience of delivering undergraduate teaching in Restorative Dentistry.

E3 Experience in academic assessment of dental students.

E4 Significant clinical experience in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics.

Desirable:

F1 Experience of mentoring students and/or staff.

F2 Experience of delivering teaching at postgraduate level.

F3 Experience of assessment of postgraduate students.

Further Information

• For further information regarding Glasgow and the University: https:// www. gla.ac.uk

• For further information regarding the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences: https:// www. gla.ac.uk/colleges/mvls/ • For further information regarding the Dental School: https:// www. gla.ac.uk/schools/dental/

Clinical Facilities

Clinical Dentistry comprises the academic areas of Restorative Dentistry (incorporating Endodontics, Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics, and Periodontology), Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Radiography and Oral Medicine. The Clinics are based on Levels 3 to 7 and underwent significant refurbishment which was completed in 2014. Many of the open clinics in the hospital have been modified to incorporate individual surgery cabins.

Course structure

The BDS course is structured with each year being the unit of assessment and clinical specialties providing teaching within each year as appropriate.

Staffing

Glasgow Dental Hospital and School is the major dental referral and teaching centre in the West of Scotland and as such has a large number of NHS and University clinical staff of all grades. Administrative support within the Dental School reflects the course structure/curriculum with most Professional Services staff working within year teams whilst retaining some support for specialties Academic staff members are responsible to: Professor A. Bell, Head of the Dental School for academic matters.

The post holder will be mentored in this role and supported towards achieving a learning and teaching qualification, if not already in possession of such a qualification.

DETAILS OF ARRANGEMENTS FOR APPLICANT TO VISIT THE DENTAL SCHOOL In the first instance please contact: Professor Aileen Bell Head of School Phone: 0141 211 9701 or 9741 E-mail: [email protected] Or Dr Andrew Forgie Head of the Section of Clinical Dentistry Phone: 0141 211 9626 E-mail: [email protected]

Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Speciality Doctor Pay Scale £58,198 - £90,688 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 https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/.

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 https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ for more information.

For any informal enquiries, please contact Mr Andrew Patterson, [email protected]

Vacancy Ref: 145809, Closing Date: 28 May 2024

Vacancy Ref : 145809 Close Date : 28-May-2024 23:45

Job details

Title

Clinical Senior University Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry

Employer

University of Glassgow

Location

United Kingdom

Published

May 08, 2024

Application deadline

May 28, 2024

Job type

Lecturer

Field

Medicine

About the employer

The University of Glasgow was established in the year 1451 by papal bull. It is among the 4th ancient universities in Scotland and the fourth-oldest university in the USA. It was a part of the Scottish Enlightenment along with Edinburg, St. Andrews, and Aberdeen during the 18th century. Among the ancient universities in the UK, the University of Glasgow is one of the eight institutions that award undergraduate and graduate degrees in popular disciplines. The university comprises four colleges that include the College of Science & Engineering, College of Arts, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, and College of Social Sciences.

The university is spread over different campuses. The main campus is the Gilmorehill campus situated in Hillhead. The campus in the Garscube Estate in Bearsden houses the Veterinary School and sports facilities of the university and Dental school, the medical section is taken care of at Gartnavel Royal Hospital located on Great Western Road. Moreover, the Crichton campus and the teaching center at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Dumfries are jointly operated by the Open University, the University of the West of Scotland, and the University of Glasgow.

The University of Glasgow has 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 140 countries worldwide. It is a major employer in the city of Glasgow with more than 8,000 staff, including more than 3,400 research and teaching staff. The university is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities

The university has introduced the World-Changing Alumni award for celebrating the excellent performance of the notable alumni. The winners include Susanne Mitschke in 2017 and Matt Fountain in 2016. Some of the other notable alumni who are now being recognized by the world include the three Prime Ministers namely Bonar Law, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, and William Lamb.

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