Title Assistant Clinical Professor (Temporary Employee Pool)
Department Social Work
Posting Number F00585
Full or Part Time Part Time
Open Date 05/02/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Days Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Primary Purpose and Essential Functions
The School of Health Sciences at the University of the Pacific invites
applicants for a part-time, non-tenure position as an assistant clinical
professor in the Master of Social Work Program. Part-time faculty will develop
and/or teach online, hybrid, and in-person courses.
The accelerated program offers a specialization in healthcare social work. In
the traditional sequence for students with baccalaureate degrees in any field,
the hybrid curriculum is delivered over four (4) consecutive trimesters. In
the advanced standing sequence for students with baccalaureate degrees in
social work, the hybrid curriculum is delivered over three (3) consecutive
The curriculum is designed to meet the competency-based educational model of
the Council on Social Work Education. It includes coursework on generalist
practice, followed by specialized practice coursework in healthcare social
Teaching is the primary focus at the University. We aspire to promote student
learning within a humanistic environment that facilitates student success to
be competent self-directed learners. The role of the part-time instructional
faculty within the MSW Program at University of the Pacific is to provide
instruction and develop courses as assigned in areas of knowledge and
The successful faculty candidate will be part of a highly motivated, cohesive
faculty of experienced educators working as an interdisciplinary team to
deliver a forward-thinking MSW curriculum designed to meet the 2015 CSWE
Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.
The successful candidate will work in collaboration with other MSW faculty
members within the program to provide expertise and contribute to a
collaborative working environment. This position will report directly to the
MSW Program Director.
Job Description and Responsibilities Include:
1. Teach or co-teach online, hybrid, or online courses in areas of expertise
using innovative teaching modalities.
2. Create or co-create online, hybrid, or in-person course content and
materials in areas of expertise using innovative teaching modalities,
including but not limited to:
Outlines and scripts for videos, voice-over presentations, podcasts, and
Quizzes and exams
Other teaching materials
3. Create a student-centered learning environment.
4. Prepare lecture capture PowerPoints, videos, course content, and other
media rich technologies for effective teaching.
5. Engage regularly with students in online forums, discussion boards, and
6. Grade learning activities and provide timely constructive feedback.
7. Mentor student-directed scholarly work.
8. Provide academic advising and professional mentorship.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.
Compensation will be based on experience and the specific responsibilities of
The following qualifications are essential:
MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program.
At least two (2) years of post-MSW practice experience.
Content expertise in master's generalist courses and/or specialty content
areas related to healthcare social work, including:
Health and social welfare policy/advocacy.
Social, behavioral, psychological interventions for patients/clients in health settings.
Research and evaluation for healthcare, including community based approaches.
Health social work, community and inpatient, including medical/hospital social work specialty areas.
Mental health diagnosis and intervention in healthcare.
Diabetes care and management.
Social work in health and aging.
Substance abuse assessment and treatment in healthcare settings.
The following qualifications are desirable:
Academic experience in bachelor or master of social work education.
Experience with developing and providing didactic lectures and clinical
skills training to master's level social work, healthcare and mental
Experience with online pedagogy and tools.
Experience with inter-professional healthcare practice and education.
Doctoral Degree in social work or related field.
Clinical social work licensure or eligibility for licensure.
Practice specialization in one or more of the following areas:
Medical/hospital social work.
Aging, palliative care, rehabilitation.
Community mental health.
Integrated behavioral health care.
Strong knowledge, skills and experience in working with diverse students and
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work schedule to be determined at the time of hire and is dependent on the
THIS POSTING IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF AN OPEN POSITION. Your application will be
active for 90 days. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and are
reviewed by the hiring department as openings become available. To maintain
your application within the system, you will need to re-apply.
Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to
be considered for a position. Candidates who are called for an interview must
notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable
accommodation needed before the date of the interview.
Note: if a job-specific posting is created and you are interested in that
specific position, please apply to that job posting. Submission of materials
does not guarantee consideration for future employment in openings of this
type since availability can be unpredictable and consideration competitive.
Reference Letter Information
Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References 3
Background 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.
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Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Are you currently excluded from participation in federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Have you received notice that you are under review for possible exclusion from any federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
University of the Pacific Website
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)
Professional or Association Listserv
Publication or website from a professional organization
San Francisco Chronicle
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Cover Letter/Letter of Application