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Curriculum Development Consultant – Dental Hygiene and Therapy (Ref:099)

Salary range: 
£44,737 - £56,592 per annum, pro rata

Fixed term for 6 months, Part time (0.6 FTE)

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.  

We are looking for an experienced academic to join us on a fixed term basis to support the Pro Vice Chancellor (Health and Wellbeing), the Dean of School and School’s Associate Deans in developing the curricular, placement structures and approval paperwork for the University of Suffolk’s new BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Therapy.  This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of the dental workforce in Suffolk.

Applicants will need to possess significant experience in the development, approval and delivery of undergraduate dental-affiliated programmes. 

Closing date: Wednesday 25th January, 5pm

Interview date: Friday 3rd February 2023

The University of Suffolk embraces agile working, and it is anticipated the role-holder will have the flexibility to work remotely for the majority of the appointment.

We are a value driven organisation, committed to ensuring we remain a beacon for aspiration and achievement, while providing a great environment to work and study.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds. If you share our values and our vision, you will find a home at the University of Suffolk.

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. If you think you might need a visa to work in the UK, please check your eligibility here BEFORE you apply for the role.
  3. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  4. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

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