Indiana University School of Optometry in Bloomington, Indiana, a leader in clinical education, patient care, and research, is seeking a skilled clinician to join our Primary Care Clinical Faculty. Applicants are invited to apply for this clinical rank, non-tenure track position with a proposed start date of summer/fall 2021.
Primary care is the foundation of the optometric profession, and Indiana University School of Optometry is committed to high quality training and patient care in this field. We are seeking two candidates who will be enthusiastic members of our faculty, participate in patient care, actively engage in clinical and didactic teaching, and promote the school and the profession at a state and national level. Primary Care at Indiana University School of Optometry incorporates educating and precepting students in all areas of patient care, including anterior and posterior segment disease, neuro-optometry, contact lenses, binocular vision, and urgent care. The successful candidate should have an OD (or equivalent) degree, be eligible for an Indiana optometric license, and have completed an accredited residency program or have equivalent experience. Candidates also have the opportunity to advance optometry through participation in collaborative clinical research.
The School of Optometry has well-established professional degree and clinical programs, as well as widely recognized research and graduate programs. The School has two teaching clinics as well as a variety of externship and residency affiliations. Indiana University has an active commitment to community health and education. Additional information about the school and Indiana University is available at http://www.optometry.iu.edu.
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 clinics serve the Bloomington and Indianapolis communities, with didactic programs centered in Bloomington. Comprising a diverse community, Bloomington is 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. Additional information on the community of Bloomington can be found at https://www.visitbloomington.com/.
The successful candidate should have an OD (or equivalent) degree, be eligible for an Indiana optometric license, and have completed an accredited residency program or have equivalent experience.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to Dr. Susan Kovacich at firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted via postal mail to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA#22010-14, c/o Dr. Kovacich, 744 E. Third Street., Bloomington, IN 47405.
OAA #: 22010-14
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10070
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.