First listed on: 30 April 2019

School of Dentistry Health Sciences - Academic Positions


  • Various clinical teaching opportunities available
  • Enjoy a regional lifestyle in the historic city of Orange
  • State-of-the-art facilities and planned future development on campus

The Role

The future of Charles Sturt University's Dental Program holds growth & transformation, & we are looking for new people to join the team at our Orange campus.

Set in the foothills of Mount Canobolas, Orange has a relaxed country atmosphere combined with boutique shops, sporting facilities, and quality education and health services. Orange is well-known for its wineries & fantastic food & is located just 3.5 hours from Sydney.

Our Orange campus is renowned for its health science courses & boasts modern, industry standard facilities including a new, award-winning health building, further enhancing the learning experience & preparing students for life after graduation. Orange campus future is shaping up to be a major health precinct for the region with the introduction of Medicine set for 2021.

If you have discipline expertise in fields such as Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Special Care Dentistry &/or Oral Surgery, & want to further your academic career, we'd love to hear from you.

  • Associate Lecturer (Level A) - AU$66,288 to AU$89,776 p.a
  • Lecturer (Level B) - AU$94,478 to AU$112,099 p.a
  • Senior Lecturer (Level C) - AU$115,617 to AU$133,238 p.a
  • Associate Professor (Level D) - AU$139,111 to AU$153,204 p.a
  • Professor (Level E) - AU$179,048 p.a
  • Professor (Level E) - AU$179,048 p.a

Successful candidates will actively engage in clinical teaching, research & curriculum development in the School of Dentistry & Health Sciences teaching a range of subjects utilising multiple teaching methods (face to face & online delivery). They will participate in the admin & ongoing curriculum development & progress an active research profile that aligns with the direction of both the University & School.

With specialised field experience & demonstrated education experience within the clinical & academic setting, successful candidates may be appointed as either Teaching Research or Teaching Focused, based on their research track record.

To be successful you will have:

  • Postgraduate qualification relevant to Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Special Care Dentistry &/or Oral Surgery;
  • Full registration (or eligibility) as a Dentist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
  • A record of academic achievement relevant to the discipline area, demonstrating a capacity to make an autonomous contribution &/or at a national/international level, in research or professional activity;
  • Experience in teaching &/or clinical teaching;
  • Effective leadership skills (for level C & above).

About Us

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

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills & knowledge to build a career, advance their profession & contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students & 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 & extend knowledge, train & educate future researchers & provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement & a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health & 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 & postgraduate courses both onshore & offshore in a range of health disciplines including: dentistry, oral health therapy & medical radiation science.

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

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

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

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to submit a 2 page application outlining your education, full registration eligibility, clinical teaching experience & research/professional activity relevant to your discipline.

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 Recruitment Brochure & position descriptions via the below links:

or by contacting:

Professor Boyen Huang | Head of School | | Ph: (+61) 2 6365 7251

Closing Date: 11pm, 29 May 2019

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