Program Lead and Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice for Health Professions Education
University of the Pacific
Location: Stockton, California
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: F00704
Position Description Primary Purpose and Essential Functions
University of the Pacific’s Benerd College is seeking a team member with an entrepreneurial spirit to serve a vital role as the Program Lead for our Master of Arts in Education, Health Professions Education. This faculty member will oversee our MAEd in Health Professions Education and the related certificates.
This is a leadership position and is an eleven-month appointment. Please note that faculty rank and title are contingent upon the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. This faculty appointment will also include assisting the Associate Dean/Dean with programmatic responsibilities, program coordination, recruitment, and dissemination of program information. The position will teach across our programs. The position includes involvement in master’s end of program assessments, potential dissertation committees, student recruitment, community engagement, curriculum development, internal service, and scholarship (which can include contributions to research outlets or practitioner settings). Our program requires continual innovation and pushing of traditional boundaries, which results in a heavily collaborative teaching culture.
In collaboration with the Associate Dean/Dean this position will play a key role in working to build and sustain our health education program by:
Teaching in the program
Facilitating the iteration and assessment of the program and curriculum
Reviewing curriculum, advising students, and other activities
Recruitment and partnership building
Building community and regional relationships to advance the program
Serving as the primary faculty contact for prospective students
Presenting and engaging with prospective students at various recruitment events, both in person and online
Developing faculty and providing opportunities for professional development/ collaboration to transform the teaching/learning experience
This colleague will hold the rank of assistant or associate professor, depending on experience level. This is a non-tenure eligible position with eligibility for promotion to associate and/or full professor.
Doctoral degree in a field related to health care, leadership, and/or teaching
Demonstrated prior University teaching experience both in person and online
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a caring and rigorous educational environment
Demonstrated commitment to continual innovation and change
Demonstrated ability to collaboratively engage with colleagues in program development and teaching
Demonstrated commitment to personal development and growth in one’s own teaching and practice
Demonstrated excellence in applied scholarly research or evidence-based practice
Demonstrated interest and experience in working in partnership with community groups, businesses, government agencies, and other organizations, as appropriate to the position
Demonstrated successful teaching experience with adult learners
Demonstrated commitment to and teaching in diverse settings, as well as working with students from culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking climbing stairs, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Hiring Range $73,000- $88,000 per year. We consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer Special Instructions
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please upload the following:
A letter of interest explaining:
How minimum and preferred qualifications are met
Relevant experiences that have prepared you to teach in this type of program
Description of teaching approach
Complete contact information for three (3) Professional References.
For first consideration, please apply on or before March 19, 2023.
Please contact Dr. Jonathan Toccoli, jtoccoli@PACIFIC.EDU for position questions.
Contact Emailjtoccoli@PACIFIC.EDUReference Letter Information
Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References3
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.