The Vision Science Program of the Indiana University School of Optometry seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure- track faculty position. Applications are invited from scientists using innovative approaches to study human vision or visual performance. The successful candidate will complement existing strengths of the School’s visual optics, retinal imaging, ocular motor function, neuroscience, low vision, clinical translational and/or ocular biology groups, as well as campus strengths in psychological and brain sciences, public health, cognitive science, neuroscience and computer science. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. Responsibilities will include developing or maintaining an independent research program; attracting extramural funding; and teaching in the professional (Optometry) and graduate programs, including the supervision of Ph.D. students. Depending on the candidate’s interests and needs, there is the possibility of a joint appointment with another campus department (www.indiana.edu/about/a-z-list/index.html).
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 has very active research and graduate programs with numerous collaborations with other disciplines within the university. The School has several major teaching clinics as well as outreach affiliations. Bloomington is a relaxed community 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. More information about the School is available at www.optometry.iu.edu, and about the University at www.indiana.edu.
Applicants are invited to apply for this tenured or tenure-track faculty position with a proposed start date of fall 2020. For consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, 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: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8737. Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to: Dr. Hassan at email@example.com submitted via postal mail to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA#21910-14, c/o Dr. Shirin Hassan, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.
All applications received by January 15, 2020, will be assured consideration. The search will remain open until the position is 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.