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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Optometry

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Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information. Applications can be submitted online at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2961 or via post to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA#21610-13, c/o Dr. Pete Kollbaum, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Optometry
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Optometry
Position Summary

Indiana University School of Optometry and Vision Science program seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Applications are invited from clinical and basic scientists using innovative translational research approaches to study the anterior eye, including, but not limited to the tear film, the ocular surface and its associated human visual function. Expertise is desired in a combination of any of the following: visual psychophysics, imaging, contact lenses, optics, ocular biology, and/or visual neuroscience. The successful candidate will enhance the existing strengths of the School’s visual optics, retinal imaging, neuroscience, clinical translational and/or ocular biology groups. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. A clinical degree is also advantageous, but not required. Responsibilities will include developing and maintaining an independent research program, attracting extramural funding, and teaching in the professional and graduate programs. Both research pre-eminence and superior quality teaching are high priorities. Depending on the candidate’s interests and needs, there is the possibility of a joint appointment with another department (www.indiana.edu/about/a-z-list/index.html).

Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820. It currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus with over 114,000 students in the University system. The School of Optometry has very active research and graduate programs with numerous collaborations with other disciplines within the university. The School has several major teaching clinics as well as outreach affiliations. Bloomington is a relaxed community located in a beautifully wooded and hilly area of the state where cultural and recreational opportunities abound, housing costs are low, schools are excellent, and commuting time is short. More information about the School is available at www.optometry.iu.edu, and about the University at www.indiana.edu.

Basic Qualifications

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. A clinical degree is also advantageous, but not required.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions should be sent to: Dr. Pete Kollbaum at kollbaum@indiana.edu.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience
Special Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information. Applications can be submitted online at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2961 or via post to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA#21610-13, c/o Dr. Pete Kollbaum, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.

For Best Consideration Date 02/01/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2017
OAA # 21610-13

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Research and Teaching
  4. List Of References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Letter of Reference 4
  5. Other