Senior Lecturer in Dental Hygiene and Therapy (Ref:097)

Opening Date:
20 Dec 2022
Closing Date:
20 Jan 2023
Salary Range:

Salary range:
£44,737 – £53,353 per annum
Full time, permanent

The University of Suffolk is an ambitious new institution and we have identified growing our health and wellbeing portfolio as a strategic priority, as a result there has been significant investment in growing our health-related teaching facilities, in the form of our >£13 million new health and wellbeing quarter.

In addition, the University has worked in partnership with the SNEE ICB to develop NHS-dental clinical facilities on our Ipswich campus, this is an innovative partnership which will have a positive impact on the oral health of our local community. In early 2024, we will be complementing this development by launching a new BSc (Hons) in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. The post holder will work closely with our Dean of School, Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning), Director of Practice and the region’s dental community to design the new programme and plan placements.

About the post holder

We are looking to appoint an experienced academic to work with us to develop the provision and act as course leader. The post-holder will need to be a strong team leader and able to play a key role in validating our new curriculum.

Applicants will need to hold a GDC registration as a dental hygienist, dental hygienist/therapist or dentist, hold a relevant higher degree level qualification and have significant experience in delivery of oral health education in the higher education setting.

If you feel that you could make a positive contribution within this opportunity, then we would love to hear from you. Please refer to the full job description for further details on the duties and requirements or to arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact by emailing Laura Swinfen (School Manager) –

Closing date: Friday 20th January @ 12pm 2023
Interview date: w/c 30th January 2023