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Sheffield (University of), School of Clinical Dentistry

Clinical Teacher in Primary Dental Care

Date Listed 25 May 2017
Reference Number UOS016320
Closing Date 21 Jun 2017
Details We are seeking to appoint a fixed term Clinical Teacher to a minimum five sessions per week post. One session equates to half a day. Additional clinical sessions may be available working a minimum of one day per week. The major role of the post is to provide support for the training of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) undergraduates. This post would be ideally suited to an experienced dental practitioner with an interest in the education of dental students, and have as its primary role the provision of teaching and teaching innovation. The post holder would be supported and encouraged to undertake a Master’s qualification in education. The post holder would be based primarily in the School’s Dental Practice Unit (DPU) which houses ten dental surgeries in which senior dental students and hygiene and therapy students undertake clinical work. DPU is a short walk from the School of Clinical Dentistry and the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital. This facility enables students to treat adult patients in an integrated manner and deliver high quality care in a well-supported clinical environment. By working with experienced dental nurses and using external laboratories students can experience the value of team working and learn to develop patient-centered treatment plans and deliver them in a timely fashion. The post holder would also be expected to support the wider teaching of restorative dentistry and potentially oral surgery by providing clinical cover across the units of the School, working in the main dental hospital and in the clinical skills learning environment when required.
Further Information Dr Adrian Jowett, Head of Academic Unit of Primary Dental Care (
Contact Name Dr Adrian Jowett
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