Laboratory and Dental Technology Supervisor

Job Reference
Date Posted
Thursday 27 June 2024
Application Closing Date
Thursday 25 July 2024
Preston Campus
£40,521 to £46,974 per annum
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Category / Type
Academic / Research
School / Service
School of Medicine and Dentistry
37.00 hours per week
Interview Date
To be confirmed

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Job details

An opportunity has arisen within the School of Dentistry for a Supervisor in Dental Technology to support the teaching of Dental Technology within the BDS, Clinical Dental Technology and our postgraduate degree programmes. 

The successful applicant must be a qualified and experienced Dental Technician, registered with the General Dental Council. The role will involve lecturing and the teaching of Dental Technology theory and skills.

The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the wider activities of the School and University in teaching, learning, assessment, research and income generation. Teaching experience (ideally in Higher Education) is desirable in addition to a teaching qualification (or willingness to undertake University PGCAP on appointment).

As a team player, you will have the ability to explain and demonstrate practical skills, be IT literate in the use of standard Microsoft packages and will also demonstrate excellent communication skills. We require a commitment both to inter-professional education and to personal and professional development.

Informal discussions are welcome. Please contact Mr Andrew Brook, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Dental Technology for further information: email  or Helen Hughes, Course lead for Clinical Dental Technology at

Applicants must meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based at the main campus in Preston but you should be willing and able to travel on University business as an integral part of this role.

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