New England College of Optometry invites applications for a tenure track, full-time Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Department of Vision Science. The department is seeking a faculty member with research interests in optics, with a strong background in visual and physiological optics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Optics, Vision Science, or relevant disciplines. An O.D. degree is desirable but not necessary.
The successful applicant will be expected to establish an extramurally-funded research program and will have teaching responsibilities in the optics curriculum in the College’s optometry program and in the graduate program in Vision Science. The applicant also will mentor students in the graduate program.
The College is a small, dynamic institution located in the historic Back Bay section of Boston. The College has a strong commitment to vision research and a collaborative research environment. Research at the college is supported by an NIH/NEI T35 research training grant, several NIH research grants, and internal funding.
The start date for the position is July 1, 2018. The deadline for applications is January 7, 2018, and we will begin reviewing applications soon after the deadline. For inquiries, please contact Jane Gwiazda, Ph.D. (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 to VSfacultyposition@neco.edu.
New England College of Optometry is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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. We educate students for careers in eye care delivery, research, and education. We challenge students to think creatively... about vision and sight and to contribute to the future of the field. In doing so, we provide quality optometric care to more than 150,000 individuals annually and serve the community through a network of health care organizations and access to vision screenings. Our comprehensive vision centers, New England College of Optometry (NECO) Center for Eye Care, are part of the NECO Clinical Network, the patient care and clinical education affiliate of the College.