Universiti Brunei Darussalam



Assistant Professor/ Lecturer in Clinical Academia (Dentistry)


Location: Gadong - Brunei
Salary: See in text
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 24th May 2021
Closes: 3rd July 2021

We are seeking applications from suitable qualified dentist with appropriate qualifications in Dental Surgery with a good academic background (preferably PhD qualification) with certified membership of professional dental bodies such as memberships/fellowships from Royal Colleges of Surgeons (UK) will be an advantage. Candidate should be able to demonstrate ability in Dentistry undergraduate teaching in a university environment. The successful applicants will be expected to teach wide areas of the fundamentals in the discipline of dentistry including basic medical and clinical knowledge, knowledge on pre-clinical conservative dentistry and prosthodontics, dental materials science, performing examinations, diagnosis and other experimental systems in the advancement of understanding and treatment of dental diseases and conditions.

The appointee will be encouraged to actively pursue in related research, and will be expected to forge cooperative links in research and academic matters within the faculty, university as well as other overseas institutions towards contribution in the development of the PAPRSB Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. In particular, we are looking for outstanding candidates who can be an advocate and a positive role model on behalf of UBD, by promoting leadership in the discipline that inspires, motivates and empowers all staff, and demonstrate the values of UBD.

 In particular, we are looking for outstanding candidates who can

  • Provide effective contribution to the team of teaching staff, contributing to the strategic development of the programme;
  • Contribute to the vision of UBD and to enhance quality of education and training;
  • Advocate a positive role model that inspires, motivates and empowers all staff, and demonstrating the values of UBD;
  • Mentor the development of the faculty and supervise and evaluate staff whenever appropriate;
  • Keep up to date with learning, teaching and clinical developments and being alert to best practice through continuing professional development including conferences, professional events and publications in journals;
  • Develop student relationships through participation in student orientations and through providing counselling, coaching, mentoring and advising career goals, and other matters as appropriate;
  • Evaluate student performance, attendance, grades and progress to ensure the programme is effectively managed and provide information to the Dean;
  • Work with key stakeholders and participate relevant academic events to develop key liaisons and to ensure effective local engagement;
  • Monitor available up-to-date teaching and learning materials and upgrade / update resources as appropriate;
  • Engage actively ongoing research with high output (high tier publications) and forge collaborative partnerships including links in research & related projects with other faculties or disciplines within the university as well as with highly ranked overseas institutions.

About UBD

Over the past decade Universiti Brunei Darussalam has been on an exciting progressive journey of change, from what is fundamentally a teaching university to a first class international university of excellence in teaching and research.

Universiti Brunei Darussalam is one of the fastest growing young universities in the world.Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, UBD is a comprehensive university with a vibrant multicultural campus, an accessible, welcoming environment, a diverse student body and an emphasis on lifelong learning.

UBD has shown a steady rise up the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. It currently ranks at 254 in the latest release, 44 places from last year's 298. UBD has also entered the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the very first time this year with a global position in the 401 to 500 band. This makes UBD the fourth ranked university in ASEAN in one of the most influential university rankings in the world, confirming its status as an institution that is internationally recognised for excellence in teaching and research.

UBD Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary range per annum: 

Education Officer, between BND27,240 to BND50,880

Lecturer (with PhD), between BND40,680 to BND53,280

Assistant Professor / Senior Assistant Professor, between BND49,560 to BND76, 920

Associate Professor, between BND87,600 to BND90,120

Professor, between BND105,600 to BND230,400

Contract Duration - Three (3) years
Bonus payment after each 12 months of satisfactory service.
Gratuity payment of 25% of last drawn basic monthly salary x 36 months. Payable at the end of the contract.

No personal income tax scheme in Brunei Darussalam on income earned. 

Among the other benefits

  • Education allowance for up to 4 children between the age of 5 and 21.
  • Subsidised housing rental.
  • Free medical service at Government hospitals and health centres.
  • Travel passages at the beginning, middle and end of the contract.

Application Submission

Completed application forms together with copies of academic certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees should be sent to:

1) By Post

Registrar & Secretary
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link
Gadong BE1410
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

2) By email: office.recruit@ubd.edu.bn

Please state the post you are applying in the subject.

For enquiries on the advertisement, please email enquiry.recruit@ubd.edu.bn.

Application forms can be downloaded online, and completed applications must reach us by 3 JULY 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and called for interview.