Lecturer in Dental Technology

University of Glasgow - School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

Job Purpose
To play a major role in delivering teaching of Dental Technology to undergraduate and postgraduate students, including assessment and course administration. To carry out other duties as requested by the Head of Section or the Head of School.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To participate in the design and delivery of a range of teaching and assessment activities within the field of Dental Technology in an environment that promotes scholarly learning for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, in accordance with the learning and teaching objectives of the school.
  2. To develop creative and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
  3. To deliver teaching across a range of disciplines within Dental Technology.
  4. Participate fully in the development and implementation of assessment and examination procedures using a variety of methods and innovative techniques, and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support learning.
  5. Participate fully in the preparation and administration associated with the delivery of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Dental Technology.
  6. To supervise practical work in varying class sizes, advising on skills, methods and techniques to assist in the transfer of knowledge.
  7. To actively engage in the development of scholarship of teaching and learning within the school.
  8. Engage in professional development and continuing professional development to enhance both the post and individual as well as maintaining professional registration with relevant professional bodies e.g. General Dental Council.
  9. Participate in the administrative workload of the school as required by the Head of the Dental School, Director of Dental Education and Section Head.
  10. Implement and monitor site specific laboratory policies in accordance with Health and Safety legislation, fire precaution / action, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations, Medical Devices Directive and any relevant national and local protocols / policies.
  11. The job description will be subject to review on an annual basis as a result of the University of Glasgow Performance & Development Review process.

Standard Terms & Conditions
The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 7/8, £34,520 - £38,833/£42,418 - £49,149 per annum.

This post is full time and open ended.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at: http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/humanresources/staff/all/pay/earlycareerdev/.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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