Adelaide Dental School – Regional Casual Tutoring Opportunities!

Adelaide Dental School is seeking dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate dental practitioners to contribute to the delivery of our Bachelor of Dental Surgery program. The ADS invites these practitioners to share their clinical experience with the future generation of dentists in a range of available casual teaching opportunities for the current and future academic years

Let's debunk five common myths and uncover the truths behind them.

  • casual tutoring opportunities throughout the year in Port Lincoln and Whyalla
  • casual fill-in opportunities in Adelaide metropolitan areas may also be available in the rest of 2024.

Adelaide Dental School is one of seven schools in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. It is one of the oldest and most distinguished dental schools in the Australian university sector and provides a range of accredited and clinically focused programs in dentistry and oral health. The school offers a supportive and collegial environment.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include:

  • opportunities for career development and advancement
  • access to Digital Library Services and Course materials
  • CPD opportunities
  • resources on clinical education
  • a supportive and collegiate school environment


To be successful, you should:

  • have a current full Dental Board of Australia registration as a dentist, current professional indemnity insurance, and be willing to undertake health and security screening as required
  • have current active clinical experience in dentistry
  • be enthusiastic, dedicated and willing to contribute to the education process
  • Provide objective and consistent feedback (written and verbal) of students' performance
  • during sessions and provide final end-of-semester assessment reports
  • be up to date with current principles of dental theory and practice

Engagement as a Rural Clinical Dental Educator will be based upon successful Department for Communities and Social Inclusion clearance and credentialing with SA Dental. The tutoring sessions will be on casual basis with vacancies being advertised to contracted tutors at the school. Flights and accommodation are covered by the faculty as well as meal and transport allowance during your stay. The pay rate for each clinic session is at the Dental Tutorial Grade C for rural sessions and Dental Tutorial A for metro sessions as set out in the Enterprise Agreement (schedule-2-academic- staff-casual-salaries.pdf (

To apply for these positions, please submit your recent CV including the contact details two current referees along with a covering letter outlining your education, experience, and the rural clinic location you are applying to and your availability (e.g., days of the week). 

For more information on Port Lincoln and Whyalla, please visit:

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For a confidential discussion and details about the opportunities, please contact A/Prof Muhammed Yakin ([email protected]) and the Adelaide Dental School admin team ([email protected]).