Free open Job in Wales Clinical Senior Lecturer / Reader / Chair / Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics at Cardiff University

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational individual to join the School of Dentistry to provide leadership within our longstanding and highly regarded taught postgraduate programme in Orthodontics (MScD). In addition, we will ask you to contribute to our undergraduate dental programmes with teaching in Orthodontics.

As such, we seek an enthusiastic individual who has achieved relevant specialist status in Orthodontics and expertise in this area, possessing a BDS (or equivalent) degree and full GDC registration (or UK eligibility for registration) as a specialist in Orthodontics.

Standing in the 2019 QS Ranking Global Top 50, the School of Dentistry’s progressive healthcare education and patient care are successfully integrated with outstanding research facilities in our major teaching and research centre. You will join academic and clinical staff who are recognised as world-leading experts in their fields, providing valuable clinical services to the people of Wales in addition to their academic responsibilities.

You will supervise the clinical and academic training of postgraduate students within Orthodontics and take a leading role in the development of their patient management, and clinical skills, to specialist level; ensuring linkage between the didactic components of the MScD programme and their clinical activity to ensure trainees become knowledgeable, proficient and ethical practitioners. In addition, you will provide clinical leadership and a consultant-led service in Orthodontics.

You should have extensive experience of developing assessment programmes and course/curriculum design, particularly in relation to Orthodontics and a keen interest in developing innovative clinical, research-led education.

Appointment is offered at Clinical Senior Lecturer to Reader level, though for candidates meeting the relevant benchmarks set by Cardiff University, appointment may be made at Professorial level. The appointment will be a Teaching and Research or Teaching and Scholarship pathway dependent on the skill set of the successful applicant.

The successful candidate will be awarded an appropriate honorary contract by Cardiff and Vale Local University Health Board.
For further information on the School of Dentistry please visit

For informal enquiries, interested applicants are invited to contact –Prof Alastair J Sloan, Head of School (

This post is full time, available from October 2019 and is open-ended.

Salary: £75,881 – £98,515 per annum (D6 scale) – an appointment will be made on the appropriate point of the Clinical Academic Consultant scale

Closing date: Sunday, 14 July 2019

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.


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