Assistant Professor Positions- Chicago College of Optometry
May 16, 2018
Downers Grove, Illinois
Full-time - Experienced
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITIONS: CONTACT LENSES, PRIMARY CARE, AND PEDIATRICS
Full-time non-tenure track faculty positions for the
Chicago College of Optometry
Responsibilities: Candidates are expected to be highly knowledgeable in the field of Cornea and Contact Lenses, Primary Care, or Pediatrics and can develop and teach courses and/or laboratories in the subject area. The candidate must also be able to provide direct patient care and clinical instruction to professional students as well as residents, and be involved in interdisciplinary practice with other educational professionals.
Candidates must be willing to actively participate in curricular assessment, professional development, student counseling and service activities within the college, university and the scientific community. Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in research and scholarly activities, and have a sincere commitment to optometric education, community service and patient care. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
Developing and delivering lectures and/or laboratories for cornea and contact lenses and related areas, as assigned;
Embracing and enhancing the didactic philosophies in the O.D. program;
Maintaining and expanding the high quality clinical practice environment for optometry students on rotation;
Precepting students on clinical rotation at the Midwestern University Eye Institute.
Helping to maintain and grow the state of the art optometry program with a strong interdisciplinary focus that meets the needs of patients in the surrounding community; is efficient, patient friendly, and cost-effective;
Working closely together with all optometry and ophthalmology faculty to provide a complete range of eye and vision care services;
Participating in leadership roles in state, regional, and national optometry organizations;
Participating on College and University committees, as assigned;
Participating in College and University service activities.
c) Scholarly activity
Engaging in research and scholarly activity, including presentations at scientific meetings, research, and publication in peer reviewed journals sufficient to qualify for academic advancement in a non-tenure track position.
Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Doctor of Optometry degree from an ACOE-accredited institution, must have completed an ACOE-accredited residency, and must be eligible for an optometric state license in the state in which the college is located. Primary eye care clinical expertise is also required.
Contact information: Interested applicants should apply online at www.midwestern.edu and include curriculum vitae and letter of interest specifying the position and college that he/she wishes to be considered for. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Melissa Suckow, Dean; Midwestern University: email@example.com.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).
Internal Number: ASSIS01691
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