Chair in Orthodontics

University of Adelaide Dental School


Chair in Orthodontics

Job no: 504083
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences


The University of Adelaide has an international reputation for conducting world-leading research and is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide. It is a member of the Go8, Australia’s foremost research-intensive Universities.

Our campuses have been home to 5 Nobel Prize winners, hundreds of Rhodes and Fullbright scholars, countless political leaders, in Australia and abroad, and we welcome many thousands of students who will become influencers in their chosen careers, countries and communities.

A significant opportunity exists to join the Adelaide Dental School within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, as the next Begg Chair in Orthodontics.

This is an exciting time to lead at The University of Adelaide as we undertake an exciting transformation with a new strategic vision and an ambition for growth and global connectivity.

You will be joining the Adelaide Dental School, one of Australia’s peak centres of excellence in oral health, delivering internationally recognised education, research and service, in one of the largest health and life sciences clusters in the Southern Hemisphere.

Celebrating 100 years of oral health education and training in South Australia, the Adelaide Dental School has built a proud history and reputation for outstanding teaching, research and innovation as well as contribution to the community. The School is home to state of the art facilities such as the dental simulation clinic, innovative digital dentistry, virtual reality dental simulators and haptic technology for immediate tactical feedback to our students.

We are seeking a Chair who is energetic, inspiring and entrepreneurial, with a strong appetite for growth and improvement to ensure the School remains at the international forefront of orthodontic education and research. You will have access to substantial dedicated funding to support research in orthodontics, and oversee the esteemed Milton Sims Visiting Professor Program.

To succeed in this position you will have excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, and a distinguished teaching and research track record. A collegiate approach to working is considered important as is the ability to work effectively with partners and colleagues.

If this sounds like you, we would be delighted to hear from you.

To have a confidential discussion regarding this position and to apply, please contact Dr Dennis Feeney, Partner, Odgers Berndtson at or Tel: +61 2 8905 3722

Applications close: 26 April 2020

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


Advertised: 12 Mar 2020 12:00 AM
Applications close:26 Apr 2020 11:55 PM


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