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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor, Optometry (Low Vision Rehabilitation)

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For consideration, please submit a statement of interest that includes clinical, teaching, and scholarship experience; curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3458. Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to: Dr. Elli Kollbaum at ekollbau@indiana.edu or submitted via postal mail at Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA# 21701-05, c/o Dr. Kollbaum, 800 E. Atwater Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405. Applications received by February 20, 2017 will be assured consideration; however, applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor, Optometry (Low Vision Rehabilitation)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Optometry
Position Summary

Indiana University School of Optometry seeks an active clinician to advance the area of low vision rehabilitation through clinical instruction, scholarly activities, and support of clinical or basic research. Applicants are now invited to apply for this clinical rank, non-tenure track position available in fall 2017. The level of rank is open and will be commensurate with CV and experience. Responsibilities shall include patient care mainly in the Indianapolis area; educating interns in the school’s teaching clinics; and promoting vision rehabilitation services within the community.

The School of Optometry has an extensive clinical program, a widely recognized research program, and augmented graduate programs, all with numerous collaborations with other disciplines within and outside the university. The School presently has two teaching clinics as well as many externship/residency affiliations. The Vision Rehabilitation Service has developed a strong patient base and network with referral sources as well as rehabilitation providers, state services, and non-profit support organizations. Indiana University has an active commitment to community health and education. Additional information regarding the school and Indiana University is available at http://www.optometry.iu.edu.

Indiana University is a major research university founded in 1820, comprised of eight campuses; it currently enrolls over 114,000 students in the University system. The School of Optometry has clinics in Bloomington and Indianapolis, with didactic programs centered in Bloomington. The Indianapolis campus, IUPUI, has over 29,000 students and is the site of the medical school, dental school and other health professional schools. Indianapolis is the 14th largest city in the US by population. It has a diverse economy and population with many opportunities for outdoor activities, sports and culture. www.visitindy.com.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate should have an OD (or equivalent) degree, be eligible for an Indiana optometric license, and should have completed a residency and/or have equivalent clinical experience. Interest and clinical experience with neuro-optometric rehabilitation is preferred, but not essential. Candidates should be interested in advancing optometry through collaboration in clinical research.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to: Dr. Elli Kollbaum at ekollbau@indiana.edu or submitted via postal mail at Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA# 21701-05, c/o Dr. Kollbaum, 800 E. Atwater Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

For consideration, please submit a statement of interest that includes clinical, teaching, and scholarship experience; curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3458.

Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to: Dr. Elli Kollbaum at ekollbau@indiana.edu or submitted via postal mail at Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA# 21701-05, c/o Dr. Kollbaum, 800 E. Atwater Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Applications received by February 20, 2017 will be assured consideration; however, applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified.

For Best Consideration Date 02/20/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2017
OAA # 21701-05

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