Open Rank Clinical Faculty - Optometry Clinical Administration - (FAC001586)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Houston's College of Optometry, Department of Clinical Sciences, is seeking an outstanding optometrist with expertise in healthcare administration, management of clinical operations and program development.

Candidates should have experience with administration and management of outpatient clinical services, surgical center operations, new program development, fiscal management, quality assurance, implementation of evidence-based clinical practice, interprofessional collaborative practice, and public/community health.

This is an open rank, clinical non-tenure track faculty position. The University of Houston College of Optometry is internationally recognized as a leader in clinical healthcare, vision-related biomedical research, and community health services (see for details). The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please contact, Dr. David Berntsen, Chair, Dept. of Clinical Science, DBerntsen@Central.UH.EDU or Dr. Wendy Harrison, Search Committee Chair at wwharris@Central.UH.EDU , with questions.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

The successful applicant must have an OD degree with a Masters in Business Administration or Masters in Healthcare Administration or have equivalent relevant clinical, academic, or administrative experience. Successful candidates will participate in clinical education and patient care, and must be eligible for optometric licensure in the state of Texas. Candidates are expected to demonstrate leadership in administration, teaching, clinical practice, and scholarship related to patient care and community health. Applicants should have a strong interest in developing community-based clinics and experience with healthcare delivery models within these settings.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for all faculty appointments and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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