FACULTY POSITION IN OPTICS RESEARCH AND OCULAR IMAGING
State University of New York, College of Optometry
September 25, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Experienced
The Graduate Center for Vision Research at the State University of New York, College of Optometry invites applications for a tenure-track position from individuals who uses advanced optics and imaging techniques to aid in the study of visual structure and function in normal and abnormal eyes. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an outstanding externally funded research program and to teach optics and mentor students in our professional optometry degree (OD) and graduate programs (MS and PhD). The Graduate Center for Vision Research (www.sunyopt.edu/research) consists of a scientifically vibrant community addressing a variety of basic and applied topics in vision science and includes the Clinical Vision Research Center where clinical research is performed in collaboration with the College’s University Eye Center. The College is situated in the center of Manhattan’s scientific, medical and cultural activities. Competitive salary and start-up funds will be provided.
Applications will be considered at all ranks. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants should provide a CV, statement of research interests, reprints of up to three papers, and the names and contact information of three references.
The SUNY College of Optometry is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.
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About State University of New York, College of Optometry
The University Eye Center, the patient care facility of the SUNY College of Optometry, seeks to attract faculty committed to excellence in evidence-based patient care, who embrace innovation within a rapidly changing health care delivery system. The University Eye Center utilizes an academic health center paradigm, seeking to lead through innovative patient care, intellectual leadership through research and scholarship and the advancement of clinical education.Recruiting and retaining high quality clinical faculty committed to providing an exceptional and innovative educational program within a dynamic patient care setting is a key strategic goal of the SUNY College of Optometry. While the predominant responsibilities include teaching in our patient care facility, the candidate is also expected to engage in teaching in the academic program, as well as research or other creative scholarly activities. Candidates should have excellent clinical and teaching skills as well as demonstrated leadership abilities and evidence of intellectual achievement.Reasons You Should Consider Us:• SUNY College of Optometry is a fully accredited institution with an excellent reputation for the quality o...f its professional and graduate programs, its teaching and research faculty and its commitment to training the future leaders in optometric education, patient care and vision research.• The College is committed to ongoing review and innovation in its clinical and academic organization in order to continuously enhance the quality of its programming and maintain its role as a national leader in education, patient care and research.• With approximately 75,000 patient visits annually, the University Eye Center is one of the largest and most diverse academic health centers in the country, supporting a diverse patient population through an exceptional array of specialty services.• The College is committed to the development of new knowledge. Through the Clinical Vision Research Center, the institution has a deep commitment to the expansion of clinical research at the college. The CVRC offers faculty a unique opportunity to engage and pursue funded clinical research.• New faculty members can expect mentorship and support from established faculty and administrators.• The College’s students, in both the professional and graduate programs, rank among the best in the nation.