Open Rank Clinical Faculty - Primary Care Optometry - (FAC001596)

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

The University of Houston’s College of Optometry seeks outstanding optometrists in the area of Primary Care to join the Clinical Sciences Department. Areas of expertise should include primary eyecare, ocular and systemic disease management, evidence-based clinical practice, interprofessional/ collaborative practice, community and public health.

Successful candidates will provide clinical education and patient care, and must be eligible for optometric licensure in the state of Texas. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate leadership in teaching, clinical practice, and scholarship related to patient care, clinical outcomes, community/ public health, clinical education, or other areas of applied clincal sciences.

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 positions are 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 :

This is an open-rank, clinical non-tenure track faculty position. The successful applicant must have an OD degree and completed a residency/fellowship program or have equivalent relevant clinical, academic, or other experience. Applicants should have experience with clinical teaching and mentoring. Demonstrated interest in providing care within community based clinics, and experience with healthcare delivery models within these settings is preferred.

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.