Positions and Fellowships

Information for members on current positions and/or fellowships available in the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Should you wish to list a relevant position/fellowship, please email eo@anzaoms.org

Fixed Term Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Registrar – NZ

  • Fixed Term – 1 year Full Time
  • Location – Lower Hutt, New Zealand
  • This role will help support our 4 house surgeons and the OMF team in general. There is an expectation of call being provided by the successful candidate.
  • This role would suit a registrar who is now wishing to branch into the field of Oral Maxillofacial surgery and would perhaps see this as a post gaining experience to try and get a training post in the future in Australasia.

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dunedin Hospital

  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ (Permanent 1.0 FTE negotiable)
  • Close knit, supportive team
  • Negotiable start date

In this newly created role that will be hospital based, we are seeking an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon for a full-time, permanent position at Dunedin Public Hospital. We would also welcome candidates with sub-specialty interests.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide a broad range of general Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and facial trauma management. Duties includes active participation in inpatient and outpatient clinics, clinical audit, quality, clinical guidelines/pathways, professional development, appraisal and risk management.

Given the catchment area Te Whatu Ora Southern services, you will be able to take on cases that are diverse and complex, providing you with a rewarding role. There will be an on-call roster in place, this is set at 1:3. Our links with the University of Otago and affiliation with the Faculty of Dentistry means that you may be involved in the teaching of Dental and Medical Students.

Maxillofacial Consultant

Oral and Maxillofacial Department – Waikato Hospital

The details: Permanent (1 FTE) – Rostered (if applicable) 

  •  Be part of the national transformation in Health 
  •  Level 1 Trauma Hospital with a broad scope of OMS Practice including oncology and reconstructive surgery
  •  Supportive and collegial department
  •  Beautiful part of NZ for work and travel

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

In this role, you will provide regional acute, elective and outpatient OMS Services, as part of a team of OMS specialists. You will work closely with ORL Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic surgery and Medical/Radiation oncology colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for providing complex head and neck oncology clinical services. OMS in Waikato hospital is unique in that it is the only OMS department in the country where OMS completes both ablative surgery and microvascular free flap reconstruction.

In addition to oncology surgery, there is a varied acute work load (e.g. odontogenic infections, facial trauma), along with elective operating which includes dento-alveolar, orthognathics, complex benign pathology, and TMJ surgery.

As a 24/7 OMS service, our successful candidate will contribute to after-hours on-call on a 1 in 4 basis. You will be well supported and junior on-site cover is available with both house officers and registrars. Given the presence of trainees you will be encouraged to support their teaching and development alongside visiting medical and dental students.

2023 Oral & Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery Fellowship

Epworth HealthCare & Monash Health Fellowship

The Role

An exciting new position is open to national and international applicants with appropriate qualifications in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery to further their training and interest. The applicant should possess the FRACDS (OMS), or its international equivalent qualification. For international applicants, registration with either the Medical/Dental Boards of Australia (AHPRA) is mandatory.

The position provides the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop further sub-specialty training and expertise in the areas of paediatric OMS and secondary cleft surgery, management of acquired and congenital dentofacial deformities and complex orthognathic procedures. The timetable allows some flexibility with respect to clinical workload, and there is scope for exposure to TMJ surgery and trauma (by invitation) to attend clinical cases with Supervising Surgeons at other institutions (subject to institutional approval). The appointee will report to the Chief Supervisor of Epworth & Monash Health Stryker Fellowship, and when functioning at other institutions will be under the guidance of the Heads of relevant departments of those institutions, and report directly to the supervising surgeon.

To be successful in this role…

You will be required to undertake research activity as part of your role, and aim to complete one project which may be submitted for publication. Participation in continuing education and presentations, as well as completion of a surgical logbook are mandatory. Participation in on-call and after-hours activity may be required from time to time.At Epworth, everybody matters.

It’s the sense of belonging and being part of an organisation that puts the patient in the centre of all that is done. In addition to this, you will have access to:

  • Salary packaging benefits of $15,900 p.a plus $2,650 meals and entertainment allowance. 
  • Flexible work arrangements incl. working-from-home
  • Zero or reduced out-of-pocket expenses for health services at Epworth
  • Discounted private health insurance

About Richmond

Epworth Richmond is a rapidly growing, fast-paced and dynamic teaching hospital where you will work alongside top-flight practitioners in all areas. You will challenge your skills, broaden your experience and grow your expertise through exposure to a wide range of clinical specialties, treatment options and the latest in technology. Epworth will support you to provide the best possible care to our patients by continually investing in your education, better facilities and technologies.About Monash Health Children’s Hospital

Monash Health Children’s Hospital is part of Monash Health and is one of Australia’s leading providers of integrated children’s health services. The hospital has a long standing history of providing a multi-disciplinary and structured approach towards the management of children with cleft and craniofacial anomalies. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons play a key role in the MDT management of these patients. At Epworth, we care.

We care about our patients and we care about our people. We care about keeping everyone safe. We care about valuing and empowering our people, and growing careers. And we care about giving our people support and flexibility to thrive, and contribute to our communities.Enquire/ Apply for this Position

Sound interesting? To apply, click the APPLY button now and attach your CV and cover letter.

For more information, refer to the attached position description or contact Dr Patrishia Boardbar via (03) 9426 6226.

As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is a condition of employment with Epworth HealthCare, subject to reasonable exemptions, that you have had COVID-19 vaccinations, including where recommended by public health authorities and booster vaccinations.

As a child safe organisation, all successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by Epworth) and hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

At Epworth, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential to our culture and values. We focus on fairness and opportunity for all – across race, ability, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs – that reflect the communities we work in. At Epworth, we care.

Expressions of Interest – Private Practice or Shared Specialist Consulting Rooms, Brisbane, QLD

Expressions of interest are invited for the opportunity to either join Private Practice or share Specialist Consulting Rooms with Professor Frank Monsour, located on 11th Floor Watkins Medical Centre, 225 Wickham Tce, Brisbane Qld 4000 – located adjacent to the Brisbane Private Hospital (a Healthscope Hospital).

Please email your expression of interest to prof@frankmonsour.com.au

Seeking Specialist Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Perth West Australia

Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (SOMFS) is seeking interest from a consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for a permanent full-time vacancy in private specialist practice in Perth, Western Australia. 

About the Practice

SOMFS is a group OMS practice located at 41 Walcott St in Mt Lawley, Central Metropolitan Perth West Australia in the iconic Church Building. The venue also houses a 5 bed / two procedure suite that is licensed for hospital benefits where LA and IV sedations can be performed and has close ties to The Park Private Hospital (<300m away). The Park Private Hospital is a 24-bed facility with a 2 bed HDU and 2 operating theatres of which >60% of its current theatre activity is OMS.

About the Role

Provide comprehensive private surgical services across a wide range of cases including dentoalveolar, dental implant, Temporomandibular Joint, Orthognathic and OMS pathology covering a broad patient age and demographic range.

Work alongside fellow consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeons Clin A/Prof Dieter Gebauer and Prof Ray Williamson in a collegial group practice environment and be supported by a strong administrative team.

This opportunity guarantees a minimum of 2 days of a private practice appointment book and would be a great platform to establish a private practice and or public hospital consulting (Royal Perth Hospital is < 2.5km away) if desired. 

What’s on Offer?

Initial invitation to join the practice on a commission basis as an associate surgeon with opportunity for suitable candidates to own equity in the business and free hold partnerships are available.


  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and FRACDS (OMS) – or international equivalent
  • Registration with AHPRA as a Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.
  • Complementary values and belief systems aligned with our practice.

Enquiries If you wish to discuss the opportunity further, a zoom meeting can be set up or alternatively via phone on (+61) 439 944 701 or email on dietergebauer@hotmail.com

Offer For Joining an OMF Practice – Brisbane CBD (QLD)

As an OMF surgeon, are you motivated by

   A. the primacy of patient care?

   B. And enjoy working in a motivated, supportive and skillful team?

If so, joining our practice may be of interest to you:

We are a solo OMF surgical practice with our headquarters in the Brisbane CBD; we also consult peripherally in 3 locations on a monthly basis.

Having served Brisbane’s wider community for the last 32 years and have established a trusted reputation for patient care including those with significant pre-existing conditions.

We persistently seek improved and more predictable surgical outcomes and have a long history of collaborative investigation into wound healing, including MRONJ.

The administrative systems of the practice are refined and work well in support of our patients (Check out our google reviews here).

If this sounds like a practice that could be a ‘good fit’ for your career and life work balance, please send your letter of interest and CV to drmarktuffley@denticine.com.au

What is ANZAOMS?

The Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS) is the professional representative organisation for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS).

Our focus is on the advancement, advocacy for, and continuing education of OMS, through engagement with all levels of government, regulators, key public and private stakeholders and the general public.

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