The New England College of Optometry (NECO) prepares the next generation of eye care providers, educators, and innovators through a rigorous curriculum and extensive clinical experiences. NECO graduates compassionate and skilled optometrists prepared to practice in diverse settings. Located in the heart of Bostons Back Bay, the College is a small, independent graduate institution that currently enrolls students from 34 states and 8 countries. The College has its primary didactic teaching location at 424 Beacon Street, Boston and an additional Clinical Training Center located within the largest of its three owned and operated eye clinics (Boston-Commonwealth).
The New England College of Optometry (NECO) Clinical Network is the patient care and clinical education subsidiary of the New England College of Optometry and encompasses a wide network of local, national and international sites throughout which our students do their clinical training. As one of the largest providers of optometric services in Massachusetts, our faculty and students provide optometric services to nearly 90,000 patients annually in more than 43 locations, including many of Greater Bostons community health centers.
Clinical Assistant Professor
The New England College of Optometry (NECO) Clinical Network invites applications to join the professional staff as an attending optometrist and clinician educator. We are seeking a doctor interested who has a keen interest in providing clinical care in the community health center setting at the South Boston Community Health Center. This person should have a desire to teach tomorrows optometrists the principles of optometric and interdisciplinary care.
Our mission is to improve the vision and eye health of populations through excellence in collaborative and community-oriented patient care, service, education, and research. A NECO health center optometrist is an exceptionally qualified doctor of optometry and clinician-educator who works in a dynamic team-oriented, multidisciplinary non-profit eye care network serving the vision and eye health needs of populations in greater Boston. Clinical attending optometrists are also faculty members that have teaching appointments with NECO, and thus advance both the service and teaching missions.
Qualifications include an OD degree with TPA licensure in Massachusetts, advanced professional credentials such as residency training or equivalent clinical experience, appropriate credentials for a faculty appointment, and an active commitment to excellence in patient care and teaching.
The start date for the position is September 30, 2019. For inquiries and specific schedule needs, please contact Dr. Amy Moy (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae and a cover letter, as well as names and contact information of three professional references.
New England College of Optometry is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.