Pre-Clinical/Clinical Faculty - Endodontics
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
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
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.
Current Knowledge of:
- Dental school educational processes.
- Endodontic information and technique
- Minimum three years of dental private practice, as general
dentist or specialist endodontist
- DDS/DMD or international equivalent, completion of training
from an Accredited Dental School program.
- Endodontic certificate, preferably from a CODA accredited
- 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.
- 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.
GENERAL: Faculty should have sufficient motor function to execute
movements essential to providing oral health care to
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.
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.
To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/25880
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