Assistant/Associate Professor of Optometry and Vision Science
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Type: Full Time
College / University
Internal Number: 3944013
The University of Alabama Birmingham School of Optometry welcomes applications, nominations and conversation requests related to the search for positions available as Assistant/Associate Professor of Optometry and Vision Science. In 2021, UAB was ranked by Forbes as America's #1 Best Large Employer among colleges and universities. The UAB campus occupies nearly 90 city blocks on the southside of downtown Birmingham (known as the Magic City) and is the region's principal economic driver. With a metropolitan population of about 1 million, Birmingham offers the amenities of a big city with the warmth and hospitality of a Southern town. For more information about the university and its academic programs, visit the UAB website.
As one of the top optometry programs in the nation, the School of Optometry at UAB was the first in the U.S. to be fully integrated into an academic health center. Small classes are embedded within the vast network of academic and clinical resources offered by UAB. Since awarding its first Doctor of Optometry degree in 1973, the UAB School of Optometry has grown to include graduate degrees in vision science and three dual degree programs: OD/MBA, OD/MPH and OD/MS. The School also offers eight residency programs for additional training in optometry with 16 highly competitive spots, all accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education. The vision, mission, and goals of the School of Optometry emphasize the quality and meaningful service to humanity that the School and its faculty contribute.
The UAB School of Optometry has partnered with Academic Search in the recruitment of talented, qualified applicants. For more details about this position and the application and nomination process, please see the position profile on the Academic Search website. To discuss the position, potential candidates are welcome to set up a time to speak with Dr. Ginny Horvath, a Senior Consultant with Academic Search, by scheduling an appointment on her calendar through this link. The preferred application deadline is January 5, 2023, with a negotiable start date. The co-chairs of the search committee are also willing to discuss the positions with potential applicants and nominators. Please direct questions to Dr. Jillian Ziemanski, OD, PhD, FAAO (email@example.com) or Dr. Andrew Rothstein, OD (firstname.lastname@example.org).
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.