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Preclinical Dental Technician

Apply now Job no:506757
Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 05 ($66,347.80 - $74,098.94)
Work type:Part Time - Fixed Term
Location: Herston

School of Dentistry

The UQ School of Dentistry has a long and proud tradition of 81 years of strength in dental education and dental research, and it attracts high achieving students across Australia and internationally. UQ is a leading source of expertise in the local, national and international dental community and has been a key contributor to achieving effective solutions to contemporary issues and challenges in dentistry and oral health.

The role

The role of Preclinical Dental Technician within the School of Dentistry is to provide assistance to undergraduate and postgraduate students, under the direction of the course coordinator, with the technical aspects of orthodontic models and fabricating fixed and removable dental prostheses in the School's Preclinical Laboratories. 

The person

The successful candidate should possess a diploma in Dental Technology with subsequent relevant experience or extensive experience and specialist expertise or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. They will have extensive experience in orthodontic appliance construction and prosthetic laboratory work as well as demonstrated ability in maintaining and servicing specialised laboratory equipment. 

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support. 

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in this job advertisement. 


This is a part-time, fixed term appointment at HEW level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $66,347.80 - $74,098.94 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $72,650.84 - $81,138.33 p.a.).

The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.

Position Description

Download File 506757_3044496_Preclinical Dental Technician PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Bilal El Masoud, School of Dentistry on 

All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses. 

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.


Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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