Assistant Clinical Professor (Temporary Employee Pool)

University of the Pacific

United States

June 6, 2022

Description

Posting Details

Position Information

Title Assistant Clinical Professor (Temporary Employee Pool)

Campus Sacramento Department Clinical Nutrition Posting Number F00587 Full or Part Time Part Time Open Date 05/06/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Days Per Week Weeks Per Year

Position Description

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 associate clinical professor in the Master of Science Clinical Nutrition Program. Part-time faculty will develop and/or teach online, hybrid, or in-person courses. The accelerated sixteen (16) month program offers a specialization in clinical nutrition. The curriculum is delivered over four (4) consecutive trimesters. The curriculum is designed to meet the competency-based educational model of the future graduate ACEND standards. Supervised clinical practice experiential learning is woven throughout didactic coursework. 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 MSCN Program at University of the Pacific is to provide instruction and develop courses as assigned in areas of knowledge and expertise. The successful faculty candidate will be part of a highly motivated, cohesive faculty of experienced educators working as an interdisciplinary team to deliver innovative curriculum designed to meet the future graduate future model ACEND Accreditation Standards. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with other MSCN faculty members within the program to provide expertise and contribute to a collaborative working environment. This position will report directly to the MSCN Program Director.

Job Description and Responsibilities Include:

1. Teach hybrid, online, or in-person 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:

  • Course syllabus.
  • Reading assignments.
  • Lectures.
  • Outlines and scripts for videos, voice-over presentations, podcasts, and similar.
  • Quizzes and exams.
  • Discussion boards.
  • Assignments.
  • Assessments.
  • Student guidance
  • Instructions.
  • Overviews.
  • 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 virtual meetings.

    6. Grade learning activities and provide timely constructive feedback.

    7. Mentor student-directed scholarly work.

    8. Provide academic advising.

    9. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Compensation will be based on experience and the specific responsibilities of the course.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess a Master's degree in nutrition or nutrition-related field with significant clinical nutrition experience.
  • Teaching experience at the college/ university level.
  • Superior written, oral and interpersonal communications skills needed to work with diverse student, faculty, preceptor and administrative populations.
  • Have a desire to create and sustain a culture of student support and success.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, specifically MS Office Suite Programs (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and MS Outlook.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Academic experience Clinical Nutrition Education, to include curriculum development.
  • Knowledge of competency based education.
  • Strong CN teaching experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional higher education teaching experience.
  • Desire to teach and learn from students in all phases of the curriculum, using a humanistic educational model.
  • 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work schedule will be assigned by the department dependent on the course hired for.

    Special Instructions

    THIS POSTING IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF AN OPEN POSITION. Your application will be active for ninety (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.

    Contact Information Contact Email

    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.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • 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)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • 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)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
  • University of the Pacific Website
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  • CentralValleyJobs.com
  • Craigslist
  • Dice.com
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  • Indeed.com
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  • LinkedIn
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  • Monster.com
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  • SimplyHired.com
  • Workplacediversity.com
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Chronicle of HIgher Education
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • EDUCAUSE
  • 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
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  • Agency Referral
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Other Document
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