Assistant Professor (Evergreen)

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TitleAssistant Professor (Evergreen)CampusSan FranciscoDepartmentDepartment of Biomedical Sciences Posting NumberF00294Full or Part TimePart TimeOpen DateClose DateOpen Until FilledYesDays Per WeekUp tp 2 days per weekWeeks Per Year40 weeks per yearPosition Description

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, invites applicants to apply for a part-time, assistant professor position; up to 2 days per week, 40 weeks per year.

The department of Biomedical Sciences delivers most of the didactic courses in basic sciences to DDS and IDS students. As needed, the faculty also give courses to dental hygiene studies. Faculty are also encouraged to participate in academic activities in the department, such as journal clubs, seminars, and informal meetings to plan research projects.

The assistant professor will give courses delivered by the biomedical sciences department. Main courses deliver content in biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, anatomy, microbiology, immunology.
Courses are given in lecture rooms, via online teaching, and in the anatomy lab.

Basic Qualifications

Experience giving didactic lectures to DDS students in any of the following disciplines: biochemistry, anatomy, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology.

Additional Qualifications

Ability to create lectures with teaching tools such as PowerPoint.
Familiarity with Canvas, VoiceThread, WebEx for course management and online teaching.

Physical Requirements

GENERAL: Faculty should have sufficient motor function to execute movements essential to providing oral health care to patients.
SPECIFIC: Must possess the motor skills to perform palpation, percussion, auscultation and other diagnostic maneuvers, basic laboratory tests, dental preparations, and diagnostic procedures in a timely manner. Such actions require coordination of gross and fine muscular movements, equilibrium, and functional uses of the senses of touch and vision.
SPECIFIC: Must be able to perform basic life support including CPR, transfer and position patients with disabilities, physically restrain adults and children who lack motor control, and position and reposition himself or herself around the patient and chair in sitting and standing positions for prolonged periods of time. Must be able to operate controls, use high-speed or low-speed dental handpieces for tooth preparation procedures, and use hand instrumentation including scalpels for surgical procedures. All of these skills must be performed within reasonable time frames.

Special Instructions

This recruitment is to establish a pool of qualified candidates, from which multiple short term, temporary appointments may be made.

Your application will be active for up to 12 months within the temporary pool. (Note: If a job specific posting is created and you are interested in that specific position, please reapply directly to the posted position. Your previous temporary pool application will not automatically transfer to the new job opening.)

Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future employment in openings of this type, since availability can be unpredictable and consideration competitive.

Contact InformationContact EmailAre Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting?NoMinimum Number of References3Maximum Number of References4Background Check Statement

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
    • University of the Pacific Website
    • Craigslist
    • LinkedIn
    • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
    • Chronicle of HIgher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
    • Modesto Bee
    • Pacific Employee
    • Personal Referral
    • Professional or Association Listserv
    • Publication or website from a professional organization
    • Sacramento Bee
    • San Francisco Chronicle
    • Stockton Record
    • Agency Referral
    • Other Online Job Board
  2. * Are you currently excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other Federal health care program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you received notice that you are under review for possible exclusion from Medicare, Medicaid or any other Federal health care program?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Hepatitis B Vaccination or HBV Test/Titer or Declination Form
  4. CPR/BLS Certification




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Job No:
Posted: 4/23/2020
Application Due: 1/19/2021
Work Type: Part Time