Title Lecturer, Physical Therapy (Temporary Employee Pool)
Department Physical Therapy
Posting Number F00521
Full or Part Time Part Time
Open Date 01/11/2022
Close Date 04/11/2022
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
applications for a part-time, non-tenure track position as an instructor in
the Department of Physical Therapy (DPT) to assist with instruction in our
Non-tenure-track faculty members collaborate in fulfilling the University's
mission to provide a superior, student-centered learning experience
integrating liberal arts and professional education and preparing individuals
for lasting achievement and responsible leadership in their careers and
Part-time faculty are appointed as needed by each unit and considered as less
than full time annual appointment as specified by each unit. Part time is
determined by the unit based on a comparison to year-long appointments. Time
of service on a part-time appointment may not accrue to time for appointment
with tenure. (FHB 7.1.6). Appointments for full-time non-tenure-track
faculty members may be issued as single-year or multi-year terms, and may be
Design and conduct educational programs and courses of instruction in accordance with the policies of the University.
Actively participate in the comprehensive planning or review of the development and quality improvement of the educational programs and courses of study, assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of such programs and courses, and to make recommendations to the Deans and Provost concerning the educational mission, programs, and policies of the University.
Recommend educational policies and degree requirements which effectively carry out the mission of the University.
Advise students on academic progress, and recommend student candidates for earned degrees.
Participate in the selection, evaluation, and advancement of faculty and academic administrators.
Contribute to the advancement of knowledge through open inquiry, creative activity and research as appropriate.
Participate in service as requested or required.
The faculty member may consider any matter in connection with the
effectiveness and quality of the educational program or the professional
welfare of the faculty, may make recommendations to the department chair,
academic dean or provost concerning any policies, programs, or procedures
which affect the educational program or faculty welfare.
Each school and college in the University may have a faculty of its own
consisting of all members of the University faculty within the particular
school or college and subject to the approval of the Provost, adopt by-laws
and rules concerning its own organization, governance, and procedures.
Each faculty shall function under the Dean and Provost and be subjected to the
policies of the University.
Licensed Physical Therapist or a Licensed Physician, Doctorate in Physical
Therapy (DPT), or Medical Doctorate (MD).
A master's degree or its equivalent in the field of specialization and
promise of teaching success and of scholarly or artistic achievements; a
candidate without a master's degree must have equivalent educational or
professional experience in the appropriate area of instructional
responsibility, and the recommendation for appointment must contain a
statement of this equivalence. While holding an appointment as a Lecturer
no person shall be eligible for tenure, nor shall service in this
appointment be counted toward meeting minimum time requirements for
promotion and/or the probationary period for tenure. Each appointment as a
Lecturer in the University will be for a specific period of time. A review
of each such appointment will be conducted consistent with the University
guidelines for faculty evaluation before a renewed appointment is
proffered. The rank of Lecturer is not a tenure eligible appointment.
Specialized knowledge and/or experience in one (1) or more areas of the
Department of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum in which there is a
need, previous teaching experience.
An earned doctorate or terminal degree in the field of specialization.
Published research in field of specialization.
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 preform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and or standing and occasional walking.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Schedule is dependent on the course and department needs. May require bending
and stooping. Work is primarily in a classroom or clinic lab setting.
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 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.
Dr. Tamara L. Phelan, P.T., Ed.D, FAAOMPT
Department of Physical Therapy
School of Health Sciences
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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)?
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
Other Online Job Board
Cover Letter/Letter of Application