Assistant/Associate Professor, Pediatric Optometry and Binocular Vision
New England College of Optometry
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
College / University
Internal Number: Peds2
The New England College of Optometry (NECO) invites applications for a full-time tenure or non-tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Specialty and Advanced Care at the New England College of Optometry and in our clinical care system.
The College is a small, dynamic institution located in the historic Back Bay section of Boston and has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service and research.
We are seeking a colleague who will help us continue to build on the College’s tradition of excellence in Binocular Vision, Vision Therapy and Pediatric Optometry. The position will consist of both clinical and academic responsibilities, offering the candidate an exciting opportunity in the Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies and Pediatric Optometry Course. Clinical responsibilities include clinical training of optometry students and residents and providing care for pediatric patients. A majority of clinical sessions associated with the position will be assigned at NECO’s internal clinic NECO Center for Eye Care Commonwealth. Clinical sessions will have a primarily focus on pediatric eye care, vision therapy, and/or myopia control depending on candidates’ area of expertise.
At the time of the appointment, a successful candidate must hold a Doctor of Optometry degree (O.D.) and have or be eligible to obtain a Massachusetts Optometry License with TPA certification. Preference will be given to candidates with at least five (5) years of related experience, who have completed an accredited optometric residency on Pediatric Optometry or Vision Therapy & Rehabilitation or have equivalent patient care and/or teaching experience with an interest in pursuing optometric research.
For inquiries, please contact Dr. Stacy Ayn Lyons (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of three professional references.
NECO benefits include health, dental and vision plans, generous time off and generous retirement plan, and free parking at the Back Bay campus.
NECO is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All NECO employees are required to present proof of vaccination status upon hire unless they qualify for a medical or religious exemption.