The Vision Science Program of the Indiana University School of Optometry seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Applications are invited from scientists using innovative approaches to study human vision or visual performance. The successful candidate will complement existing strengths of the School's visual optics, retinal imaging, ocular motor function, neuroscience, low vision, clinical translational and/or ocular biology groups, as well as campus strengths in psychological and brain sciences, public health, cognitive science, neuroscience and computer science. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. Responsibilities will include developing or maintaining an independent research program; attracting extramural funding; and teaching in the professional (Optometry) and graduate programs, including the supervision of Ph.D. students. Depending on the candidate's interests and needs, there is the possibility of a joint appointment with another campus department (www.indiana.edu/about/a-z-list/index.html).
Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820. It currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus with over 114,000 students in the University system. The School of Optometry has very active research and graduate programs with numerous collaborations with other disciplines within the university. The School has several major teaching clinics as well as outreach affiliations. Bloomington is a relaxed community located in a beautifully wooded and hilly area of the state where cultural and recreational opportunities abound, housing costs are low, schools are excellent, and commuting time is short. More information about the School is available at www.optometry.iu.edu, and about the University at www.indiana.edu.
The successful candidate will complement existing strengths of the School's visual optics, retinal imaging, ocular motor function, neuroscience, low vision, clinical translational and/or ocular biology groups, as well as campus strengths in psychological and brain sciences, public health, cognitive science, neuroscience and computer science. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to Dr. Shirin Hassan at email@example.com or submitted via postal mail to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA#21910-10, c/o Dr. Hassan, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.
OAA #: 21910-14
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8737
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.