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Clinical Assistant Professor - Special Care Faculty

Employer
University of the Pacific
Location
Stockton
Closing date
Jul 9, 2021
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Clinical Assistant Professor - Special Care Faculty

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
Reports to the Chair of the Department of Diagnostic Sciences/Director of the Special Care Clinic. Primary areas of responsibility include active participation as course director for DS 302 Clinical Care of Patients with Complex Needs, and to provide faculty coverage in Special Care Clinic. 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. There are also specific expectations the school has for contributions to our programs

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform didactic teaching for DS 302 Clinical Care of Patients with Complex Needs

  • Provide clinical teaching and oversight of the Special Care Clinic; prepare Special Care Clinic schedules

  • Collaborate and coordinate with Special Care and AEGD faculty and technicians/ staff to provide ideal patient care and student learning.

  • Ensure that equipment is state-of-the-art and well maintained.

  • Lead orientation for students and residents in the Special Care Clinic

  • Ensure that the School's Quality Assurance protocols are being followed in the Special Care Clinic

  • Supervise students and residents providing treatment in the Special Care Clinic

  • Deliver dental care/provide hospital screenings for Special Care Clinic patients

  • Participate in hospital dentistry consultation services

  • Provide service to the dental school and professional community through participation in committees, school-wide activities, and local and regional professional organizations.

  • Attend designated department meetings


    Minimum Qualifications:
    Knowledge of:
    • Curriculum management as it relates to teaching concepts in special care dentistry
    • Clinical management of patients with complex needs
    • Competency based education and assessment
    • Modern pedagogical concepts and application in dental education

    Experience:
    • Minimum three years of previous teaching experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of practice experience in the care of patients with moderate to severe medical, developmental, and/or psychosocial conditions.
    • Experience in the practice of hospital dentistry
    • Experience as a GRR/AEGD Director

    Education/Licenses:
    • Current DMD/DDS or equivalent
    • GPR or AEGD Certificate

    Schedule:
    • Position is 3 ½ days per week comprised of ½ day teaching Clinical Care of Patients with Complex Needs and 3 day clinical supervision and teaching in Special Care Clinic


    Preferred Qualifications:
    Ability to:
    • Lead and function in an active change environment
    • Communicate effectively
    • 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.

    Position requires alternate walking, standing, and sitting.
    May require standing for long periods of time dependent upon patient/clinic needs.
    Reaching and handling of dental instruments.
    May be requested to assist with temporary physical restraint of patients in emergency situations.
    Occasional pushing, pulling; occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs.
    Occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens may reasonably be anticipated. Personal protective equipment is expected to reduce or eliminate exposure to routine or limited infectious agents.


    Special Instructions:
    Please note applicants will be required to upload the following documents to their online application:
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Dental State License
    4. Hepatitis B Vaccination or HBV Test/Titer or Declination Form
    5. CPR/BLS Certification

    Additionally, applicants will be required to provide complete contact information (name, email and phone #) for at least three references who will receive an email request to upload their letters of recommendation via PeopleAdmin.


    To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/19290

    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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    3601 Pacific Avenue
    Stockton
    CA
    95211
    United States
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