Assistant/Associate Professor -Pediatrics

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Jan 24, 2023
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Assistant/Associate Professor -Pediatrics

Posting Number: F00548
Position Status:
Department: 1901-College of Dental Medicine

Function: College of Dental Medicine
Family: Instruction
Classification Series Title:

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Minimum: $145,000.00
Maximum $145,000.00

Job Summary
Conduct teaching and patient care activities for the College of Dental Medicine with a primary role in the Community-Based Dental Education (CBDE) curriculum, as well as scholarly and service activities in support of the mission, goals and objectives of the College and University.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the following skills, abilities, and knowledge to be able to explain and demonstrate that the essential functions of the job can be performed:Have recognized knowledge and experience in area of expertise.Ability to communicate effectively to individuals and groups, both in writing and verbally.Ability to interact in an effective and positive manner with individuals of diverse backgrounds, including students, staff, faculty, administration, and outside contacts.Ability to effectively handle detail-oriented assignments and to maintain confidentiality; andAbility to effectively deal with multiple responsibilities in an academic environment with or without reasonable accommodation

Required Qualifications
Education: D.D.S. or D.M.D from an institution accredited by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent, and/or completion of a pediatric residency program at an institution accredited by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent.Licensure and Certification: Must have active California license or be qualified to obtain licensure in California.

Preferred Qualifications
Background in public health and community dentistry; comprehensive clinical experience spanning all ages (e.g. pediatric, geriatric, special health care needs); and experience in clinical practice and academics

Posting Date: 10/19/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty
General Responsibilities:
1. Promote, by words and action, an atmosphere of respect for individual dignity in the humanistic tradition of the University.
2. Promote, by precept and example, a general atmosphere within the College and University of respect for knowledge, thought and inquiry.
3. Promote the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.
4. Exhibit commitment to diversity and social justice.
5. Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of courses and academic programs within the College and University.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
This position holds teaching responsibilities in Community-Based Dental Education (CBDE) and as assigned. The faculty member will:
1. Assist in implementation and delivery of the CBDE and as assigned curriculum, provide clinical supervision, and aid those aspects of student life which relate to the educational process.
2. Conduct preclinical and clinical assignments according to the published schedule.
3. Maintain intellectual integrity and strive for academic excellence.
4. Promote adequate standards of linguistic expression in writing and speech.
5. Maintain current records of the progress, including assessments, of each assigned student.
6. Assist with the implementation of the continuum of the dental students’ clinical experience from the foundational skills in the didactic curriculum to patient-centered care that integrates basic and behavioral science, as appropriate.

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Job Duty
Academic Advising:
1. Serve as a role model and mentor for students.
2. Advise students regarding individual progress and provide resources for improvement as appropriate.

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Job Duty
1. Contribute to the research/scholarly activity program of the College.
2. Meet requirements for promotion and tenure in the College, as applicable.

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Job Duty
1. The faculty member has the right and obligation to participate in scheduled meetings of the general faculty.
2. Election to or appointment to the College and/or University committees should be considered a privilege and faculty members are encouraged to share in these responsibilities.
3. Actively participate in appropriate professional societies and associations.
4. Meet requirements for promotion and tenure in the College, as applicable.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Patient Care:
1. Participate in the provision of patient care services, as assigned, including:
a. Direct patient care that supports the educational needs of the program;
b. Direct patient care to community members that may be too complex for students to provide;
c. Direct patient care to community members consistent with the community service mission of the College and University.

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Job Duty
Other Duties as Assigned:
This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties for this position. The College of Dental Medicine reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

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Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Duties are routinely performed in an environmentally controlled interior healthcare office. Work environment may involve exposure to potentially dangerous materials, e.g., blood and body fluids, communicable diseases toxic substances, and ionizing radiation. Clinical environments require compliance with safety precautions, OSHA Blood borne pathogen training, and may include the use of certain personal protective equipment.

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