Multidisciplinary Assistant Clinical Professor

Job description

Multidisciplinary Assistant Clinical Professor

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
Primary Purpose:
Reporting to the Chair of Orthodontics. This is a joint assignment that will engage faculty in teaching, scholarship and service. The successful candidate will supervise learning experiences across predoctoral and graduate programs at the dental school. Chairs will designate days assigned to each department.

Clinical Oral Healthcare - 1 day per week
The department is responsible for providing the clinical education within the dental school pre-doctoral curriculum including preventive, direct restoration (operative), indirect restoration (fixed), removable prosthodontic and implant restoration.

Essential Functions:
Responsibilities may include any of the following:
Patient Care

  • Supervise students providing clinical patient care of in the Dugoni School main clinic.
  • Participate in mandatory faculty calibration and development in pre-clinical and clinical areas.
  • Participate in feedback, longitudinal observation of competency, outcomes assessment, including student and peer evaluation, to improve curricular content and presentation.

    Diagnostic Sciences - 1-2 day per week
    The department is responsible for providing education within the dental school pre-doctoral curriculum including Integrated Clinical Sciences classroom and clinical blocks, as well as supervision of students in the Radiology, Special Care, Hospital Dentistry, and Orofacial Pain clinics.

    Essential Functions:
  • Participate in Radiology, ICS and Interprofessional Education courses as designated by Chair.
  • Deliver course material, as needed, in a variety of formats to include lectures, seminars and clinic sessions.

    Department of Orthodontics- 1-2 day per week
    Primary areas of responsibility include active participation in both graduate and predoctoral teaching, research, and patient care components of the program.

    Essential Functions:
    Predoctoral program
  • Didactic and clinical teaching (lecture, block rotation)
  • Participate in student research projects

    Graduate program
  • Didactic and clinical teaching to post-graduate residents
  • Supervise or participate in resident research projects
  • Support of scholarly activities for the residents

    Collaboration and Service
  • Engage broadly in other school, university, professional, and community service opportunities.
  • In addition to the traditional expectations for faculty members, the culture of humanism and collaboration at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is especially important.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Knowledge of:
    • General dentistry principles.
    • Clinical management of all types of adult and adolescent orthodontic malocclusions, craniofacial anomalies patients, orthognathic surgery patients, Invisalign, and most widely used fixed appliances in current use
    • Competency based education and assessment
    • Modern pedagogical concepts and application in orthodontic education

    Minimum of 5 years of professional experience.

    DMD/DDS or equivalent
    MS or equivalent degree and completion of orthodontic program.
    ABO Board certified or eligible or equivalent

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Teaching experience in a professional, medical, or dental school highly desirable.

    Ability to:
    • Communicate effectively with administration, staff, students and public through oral and written communications.
    • Develop and deliver presentations.
    • Work with minimal supervision.
    • Lead and function in an active change environment
    • Maintain professional composure and demeanor at all times
    • Inspire excellence and promote innovations
    • Promote vision, mission and core values of the school

    Physical Requirements:
    The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Work performed is primarily general office/administrative; frequent use of computer keyboard and phone.
    • Requires sitting majority of the working day; occasional standing, bending and walking.
    • May require standing for periods of time when teaching

    Special Instructions:

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    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.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/3/2021
    Application Due: 3/19/2021
    Work Type: Full Time