Title Clinical Faculty - Endodontics (Evergreen position)
Campus San Francisco
Department Department of Endodontics
Posting Number F00441
Full or Part Time Part Time
Open Date 07/13/2021
Open Until Filled No
Days Per Week Up to 1 day per week
Weeks Per Year 40 weeks per year
Primary Purpose and Essential Functions
The Department of Endodontics at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A.
Dugoni School of Dentistry, invites applicants to apply for a part-time,
teacher-clinician; 0.5 or 1 day per week, 40 weeks per year.
The department is responsible for providing endodontic preclinical and
clinical content within the dental school pre-doctoral curriculum as well in
as the advanced education program in endodontology, including all areas of
Pacific faculty engage in teaching, scholarship and service. The successful
candidate will supervise pre-clinical and/or clinical student and resident
learning experiences in the discipline.
Responsibilities to may include any of the following:
I. Teaching Curriculum
1. Instruction in the Clinical Sciences curricular strand.
2. Participate in outcomes assessment, including student and peer evaluation,
to improve curricular content and presentation.
3. Assist in setting standards of care for our Dugoni School of Dentistry
student clinic and participate in faculty and staff development.
II. Patient Care
1. Supervise students providing clinical care of patients in the Dugoni
2. Participate in mandatory faculty calibration and development in pre-
clinical and clinical areas.
III. Collaboration and Service
1. Engage broadly in other school, university, professional, and community
2. 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.
Current Knowledge of:
• Dental school educational processes.
• Emerging endodontic information and techniques.
• No previous teaching or practice experience is required for pre-clinical
instruction, but the candidate should be among the top ranked in recently
• Minimum three years of dental private practice, as general dentist or
• DDS/DMD or international equivalent
• Completion of training from an Accredited Dental School program
• Endodontic certificate, preferably from a CODA accredited dental school
• Valid CPR certification
• Communicate effectively with a diverse population of patients, students,
staff, faculty and administration.
• Work independently with minimal supervision.
• Work effectively in a group setting.
• Maintain confidentiality of information.
• Demonstrate professional judgment in all situations.
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 relevant diagnostic
maneuvers, dental preparations, and clinical 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, the operating
microscope and use hand instrumentation including scalpels for surgical
procedures. All of these skills must be performed within reasonable time
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 6 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
Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future employment
in openings of this type, since availability can be unpredictable and
Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? No
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References 4
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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
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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