New England College of Optometry Assistant/Associate Professor
New England College of Optometry
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
Internal Number: -
The New England College of Optometry (NECO) invites applications for a full-time 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 working in our Individuals with Disabilities (IDS), Low Vision Rehabilitation and Primary Care services. The position will consist of both clinical and academic responsibilities, offering the candidate an exciting opportunity in the Primary Care, IDS and Low VIsion coursework. Clinical responsibilities include clinical training of optometry students and providing care for Individuals with disabilities, Low Vision Rehabilitation and Primary care. A majority of clinical sessions associated with the position will be assigned to Perkins School For the Blind/Low VIsion Clinic, NECO Center for Eye Care Roslindale, NECO Center for Eye Care Commonwealth with a focus on Primary Care, IDS and Low Vision Rehabilitation.
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 in Vision Therapy, Low Vision Rehabilitation or Pediatric Optometry 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 (email@example.com). 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 in Back Bay campus.
NECO is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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. Patient facing positions must present proof of vaccination and do not qualify for an exemption.
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