Assistant/Associate Professor, Pediatric Optometry and Binocular Vision
New England College of Optometry
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
Internal Number: -
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 Pediatric Optometry and Binocular Vision. The position will consist of both clinical and academic responsibilities, offering the candidate an exciting opportunity as Instructor of Record for the Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies Course. Clinical responsibilities include clinical training of optometry students and providing care for patients with strabismus, amblyopia, acquired brain injury, and pediatric primary care. A majority of clinical sessions associated with the position will be assigned to NECO Center for Eye Care Commonwealth with a primary focus on vision therapy and traumatic brain injury care.
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.
The start date for the position is July 1, 2022. 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, free parking in Back Bay campus.
NECO is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, or veteran status.
All NECO team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions.
All NECO employees are required to present proof of vaccination status upon hire unless they qualify for a medical or religious exemption.
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