Job ID: 148956

Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Optometry

Indiana University

  • Nov. 5, 2020
  • Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Optometry
  • School of Optometry
  • Indiana University
    Bloomington, IN
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Optometry/Vision Science

Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Optometry

Indiana University School of Optometry in Bloomington, Indiana, a leader in clinical education, patient care, and research, is seeking a skilled clinician to join our Primary Care Clinical Faculty. Applicants are invited to apply for this clinical rank, non-tenure-track position with a proposed start date of summer/fall 2021.

Primary care is the foundation of the optometric profession, and Indiana University School of Optometry is committed to high quality training and patient care in this field. We are seeking two candidates who will be enthusiastic members of our faculty, participate in patient care, actively engage in clinical and didactic teaching, and promote the school and the profession at a state and national level. Primary Care at Indiana University School of Optometry incorporates educating and precepting students in all areas of patient care, including anterior and posterior segment disease, neuro-optometry, contact lenses, binocular vision, and urgent care. The successful candidate should have an OD (or equivalent) degree, be eligible for an Indiana optometric license, and have completed an accredited residency program or have equivalent experience. Candidates also have the opportunity to advance optometry through participation in collaborative clinical research.

The School of Optometry has well-established professional degree(s) and clinical programs, as well as widely recognized research and graduate programs. The School has two teaching clinics as well as a variety of externship and residency affiliations. Indiana University has an active commitment to community health and education. Additional information about the school and Indiana University is available at:

Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820. It currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus with over 114,000 students in the University system. The School of Optometry clinics serve the Bloomington and Indianapolis communities, with didactic programs centered in Bloomington. Comprising a diverse community, Bloomington is located in a beautifully wooded and hilly area of the state where cultural and recreational opportunities abound, housing costs are low, schools are excellent, and commuting time is short. Additional information on the community of Bloomington can be found at:

For consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to Dr. Susan Kovacich,, or submitted via postal mail to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA#22010-14 c/o Dr. Kovacich, 744 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Applications received by January 10, 2021, will be assured consideration. The search will remain open until the positions are filled. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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