Clinical Teaching Fellow/Dental Examiner in Paediatric Dentistry

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7081539 (Ref.No. MHDEN1192)
Posted: July 23, 2021

Job Description

Would you like a career in paediatric dentistry and want to develop your academic skills?


This post will provide you with experience of teaching undergraduate dental students and working as a dental examiner on the NIHR funded BRIGHT dental trial


This is a unique opportunity for your development as a clinical teacher and researcher. With a dental qualification, full GDC registration and relevant foundation/general professional training or equivalent you will contribute to teaching students in the School’s undergraduate programme in Paediatric Dentistry. You will participate in the maintenance and further development of excellence in the quality of education within the School of Dentistry/Leeds Dental Institute. Responsibilities will include clinical supervision of students and support for clinical audit and service evaluation projects. This post will suit enthusiastic clinicians with an interest in Paediatric Dentistry and dental education, and who wish to explore the potential for an academic career in Paediatric Dentistry. This may include dentists who are wishing to gain further experience in Paediatric Dentistry prior to applying for a specialist training programme.


You will also be involved in the planning and collection of research data from the BRIGHT clinical trial participants including data on dental caries, plaque and gingivitis. You may already have some experience of working as a dental examiner. You will collaborate with other members of the project team, the principal investigators, trial unit, research nurse and administrators to deliver the final stage of clinical data collection within school settings. 


If you are interested in this post, please feel free to contact us.


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Peter Day: or 

Dr Richard Balmer: 


Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Dentistry holds the Silver award. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  School of Dentistry
Section:  Department of Paediatric Dentistry
Category:  Clinical
Grade:  Dental Lecturer
Salary:  £34,563 to £64,298 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months)
Release Date:  Wednesday 21 July 2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 04 August 2021
Reference:  MHDEN1192

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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