Commensurate based on rank and experience with an excellent benefits package.
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 520121
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant In or Associate In as a Doctor of Optometry (OD) to provide patient care and education in an expanding academic practice. There is immediate opportunity to engage in a busy tertiary clinical practice in an established longstanding department with a brand new, state of the art clinic and optical shop. To learn more about us, please visit https://eye.ufl.edu/
Salary, rank and tenure status will be commensurate with credentials and experience. The College of Medicine has a competitive faculty compensation plan, which includes incentives and bonuses. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
University employer-paid benefits include individual and family (spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26) health insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance. Retirement benefits include participation in 403(b) and 457 plans as well as an employer match. Professional liability protection and sovereign immunity are administered by the Florida Board of Governors self-insurance program.
Gainesville is a charming city with a low cost of living, diverse population, excellent public schools, Division I NCAA sports, and no state income tax. The area is known for its natural beauty, with many springs, lakes and rivers. The mild climate allows for outdoor activities practically year-round. Culturally, the city is enriched by the influence of the university. The combination of college-town vitality and natural beauty makes Gainesville a one of a kind place where nature and culture meet.
Requirements include completion of an approved accredited school or college of optometry.
Must obtain and/or maintain a current Florida optometric license.
Must be able to obtain medical staff credentialing with UF Health facilities as well as qualify for enrollment with third party billing entities.
Preferred Qualifications, in addition to clinical expertise, include a strong commitment to teaching, resident training, and research as well as participation in academic activities. Incumbent will provide patient care services within UF Health facilities and affiliated locations.
As the largest college within the UF Health academic health center, the UF College of Medicine is home to thousands of faculty, students and staff committed to improving the health and well-being of people across the globe. To learn more about us, please visit https://med.ufl.edu/
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