Clinical Faculty - Endodontics (Evergreen position)

University of the Pacific

United States

August 17, 2021

Description

Posting Details 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 Close Date 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 endodontic care.

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 School clinic. 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 service opportunities. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Current Knowledge of:

• Dental school educational processes. • Emerging endodontic information and techniques.

Experience: • No previous teaching or practice experience is required for pre-clinical instruction, but the candidate should be among the top ranked in recently graduating classes. • Minimum three years of dental private practice, as general dentist or specialist endodontist

Education: • 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

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to: • 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.

Physical Requirements

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 frames.

Special Instructions

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 job opening.)

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

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.

Supplemental Questions

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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Dental State License
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination or HBV Test/Titer or Declination Form
  • CPR/BLS Certification
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document 2
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