Position Description: Primary Purpose: Primary areas of responsibility include active participation in both graduate and predoctoral teaching, research, and patient care components of the program.
Primary Responsibilities: 1. Predoctoral program a. Didactic and clinical teaching to dental students (lecture, block rotation, elective course) b. Supervise students providing clinical care of patients in the Dugoni School clinic. c. Provide academic advisement and guidance to dental students 2. Graduate program a. Didactic and clinical teaching to post-graduate residents b. Supervise or participate in resident research projects c. Development of scholarly activities for the residents d. Supervise residents providing clinical care of patients in the Dugoni School clinic. 3. Service to the dental school and professional community through participation in committees, school-wide activities, and local & regional professional organizations.
Basic Qualifications: 1. Certificate from an Advanced Education Program in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics; MS or equivalent degree; ABO Board certified or eligible 2. Qualified candidates must possess a DMD/DDS or equivalent and an Orthodontic Certificate and a Master of Science degree or its equivalent.
Additional Qualifications: 1. Board certification is highly desired. 2. Previous experience in an academic setting preferred.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
a. Work performed is primarily administrative and teaching/patient care with frequent use of computer keyboard and phone b. Requires sitting with occasional standing, bending and walking. c. Occasional lifting up to 15lbs. should be anticipated.
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 palpation, percussion, auscultation and other diagnostic maneuvers, basic laboratory tests, dental preparations, and diagnostic 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, and use hand instrumentation including scalpels for surgical procedures. All of these skills must be performed within reasonable time frames. This recruitment is to establish a pool of qualified candidates, from which multiple short term, temporary appointments may be made.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.