The University of Chicago's Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science is seeking a part-time optometrist with expertise in contact lenses, including specialty lenses such as rigid gas permeable and scleral lenses, for appointment as Clinical Associate. The appointee will provide optometric care at the department's clinical sites, performing contact lens fittings and follow-up care as well as comprehensive optometry. We especially welcome applicants who have completed an optometric residency or comparable experience. Compensation will be dependent upon qualifications.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified individuals must: 1) hold a doctor of optometry degree or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for optometric licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) have prior experience providing eye care in a hospital or academic setting.
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/71944. Applicants must upload: CV, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University's Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
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Internal Number: 71944
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