Optometrist/ Sr Instructor of Clinical

Rochester, NY

Responsibilities

The Flaum Eye Institute at The University of Rochester has an opening for a full - time Pediatric Optometrist at the Flaum Eye Institute’s Comprehensive Eye Care Services and satellite offices. The scope of practice is to provide comprehensive eyecare to children of any age and at times, developmentally delayed adults, including the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, aphakic and cosmetic contact lens fittings, myopia management, and co-management of cataract/glaucoma/strabismus with our 4 pediatric ophthalmologists and 2 ocular geneticists, . Flaum is a very highly specialized Eye Institute. The Optometrist will be working collaboratively with specialists in pediatric retina, glaucoma, cornea, anterior and posterior segment disease, neuro-ophthalmology, strabismus and all other aspects of pediatric ophthalmology and ocular genetics. There are academic opportunities in teaching, research, and outreach. Teaching will include ophthalmology residents, pediatric and ocular genetics fellows, and medical students. The pediatric optometrist may also have a role in our vision outreach and screening program. Pediatric low vision skills are a favorable skill for the applicant although not required. The Optometrist can utilize his/her degree to the fullest in our academic environment. Completion of a residency is recommended but not required. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the state of New York. Candidates must be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Optometry. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials. Post offer health assessment is required. We look forward to interviewing any interested Optometrist.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #235544 at http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $115,000 - $230,000 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

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