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P/T Faculty - Biomedical Sciences (Evergreen)

University of the Pacific
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 20, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

P/T Faculty - Biomedical Sciences (Evergreen)

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
The department of Biomedical Sciences delivers most of the didactic courses in basic sciences to DDS and IDS students. As needed, the faculty also give courses to dental hygiene studies. Faculty are also encouraged to participate in academic activities in the department, such as journal clubs, seminars, and informal meetings to plan research projects.

Main courses deliver content in biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, anatomy, microbiology, immunology. Courses are given in lecture rooms, via online teaching, and in the anatomy lab.

Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of:
  • Modern pedagogical concepts and application in health professions education.
  • Trends in oral health and medical sciences.
  • Word, Excel, Outlook, Canvas, SharePoint, Zoom, Microsoft Teams.

Ability to:
  • Give lectures in the biomedical sciences, especially anatomy.
  • Pursue research activities that can engage students and the clinical faculty in research and scholarship.
  • Minimum of two years higher education teaching experience in biomedical sciences, preferably anatomy.
  • Residency or graduate training or postdoctoral research may be substituted for some of this two-year teaching experience.
  • PhD in anatomy or related discipline in biomedical sciences and/or DDS/DMD from an ADA-accredited school of dentistry.
Working Conditions:
  • Workload varies quarter to quarter but is assigned by the Department Co-Chairs in consultation with the faculty member. Emphasis is placed on balancing the academic requirements of teaching, scholarship, and service over the course of each year.
  • Specific workload and scheduling will be adjusted based on the department needs.
  • In addition to scheduled assignments, professional activities outside the school (presentations, consulting, etc.) will be supported and encouraged.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Model behavior consistent with core values of the Dugoni School.
  • Promote the dental school mission, vision, and core values.
  • Function in an active change environment.
  • Communicate effectively with faculty, staff, residents, students in a variety of ways including: email, texts, one-on-one conversations, small meetings, large meetings, lectures, etc.
  • Always maintain professional composure and demeanor.

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.
  • Work performed is primarily general office/administrative/lectures with frequent use of computer keyboard and phone.
  • Requires sitting, standing, bending, walking.

Special Instructions:

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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.

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