Clinical Faculty in Contact Lens / Adult Primary Care
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 2152017
The State University of New York, College of Optometry, is accepting applications for a full-time clinical faculty position in Contact Lens and Adult Primary Care. The position has both clinical and academic responsibilities and appointments are made through the College and the University Eye Center (UEC).
Successful candidates are expected to contribute significantly to the College’s mission in providing excellence in patient care, teaching, and scholarly activity. Clinical responsibilities include supervision of students and/or direct care seeing patients with cosmetic and medically necessary contact lenses and fitting custom soft, gas permeable, hybrid and scleral lenses. Academic responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching in the optometry program, and an expectation of scholarship and participation in clinical research.
The SUNY College of Optometry, together with the UEC, seeks to develop a vibrant intellectual community of clinicians, teachers and researchers who work together on educational and clinical research. Candidate should have a record of educational and scholarly activity appropriate for their level of experience.
The position requires a Doctor of Optometry degree. Residency training in contact lenses, advanced training, or advance degree with experience fitting specialty contact lenses. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York State.
The minimum salary is $100k with final salary commensurate with education, training and experience. There is also a generous benefit package. Fifteen days of annual leave to start and 13 paid holidays per year. We are a qualifying employer in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. View our Benefits at a Glance.
Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a statement of career goals and interests, any representative publications, and the names and contact information of three references.
The State University of New York, College of Optometry, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with disability, members of underrepresented groups, or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College
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Founded in 1971 and located in New York City, the State University of New York College of Optometry is a leader in education, research, and patient care, offering the Doctor of Optometry degree as well as MS and PhD degrees in vision science. The College conducts a robust program of basic, translational and clinical research and has 65 affiliated clinical training sites. SUNY Optometry is regionally accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; its four-year professional degree program and residency programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association. All classrooms, research facilities and the University Eye Center, which is one of the largest optometric outpatient facilities in the nation, are located on 42nd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in midtown Manhattan.
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