Assistant/Associate Professor of Cornea and Contact Lens

The New England College of Optometry invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor position. The qualified applicant will have an appointment in the Department of Specialty and Advanced Care at the New England College of Optometry (NECO) and in our clinical care system. This position will be a tenure track or non tenure track appointment.

The College is a small, dynamic institution located in the historic Back Bay section of Boston and has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service and research.

The position will consist of both clinical and academic responsibilities. This position will teach lectures and laboratories in the Cornea and Contact Lens track.  Contact Lenses I & II are core components in the OD2 curriculum.  Administrative duties include Coordinator of the Contact Lenses I & II Laboratories. Clinical responsibilities include providing primary and specialty contact lens care for patients. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for the clinical training of optometry students at various levels at patient care sites affiliated with the New England College of Optometry.

At the time of the appointment, a successful candidate must hold a Doctor of Optometry degree (O.D.) and have or be eligible to obtain a Massachusetts Optometry License with TPA certification. Preference will be given to candidates with at least five (5) years of related experience, who have completed an accredited optometric residency on Cornea and Contact Lens or have equivalent patient care and/or teaching experience with an interest in pursuing optometric research.

The start date for the position is August 15, 2017 or earlier.   For inquiries, please contact Dr. Stacy Ayn Lyons (lyonss@neco.edu) Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of three professional references to hrdepartment@neco.edu

New England College of Optometry is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.