Assistant/Associate Professor of Low Vision Rehabilitation

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 neighborhood of Boston and has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service and research.

This position will consist of both clinical and academic responsibilities. This position will teach lectures and laboratories in the Low Vision Rehabilitation track, which is a core component in the OD3 curriculum.  Clinical responsibilities include providing Low Vision Rehabilitation care for patients. Additionally, this faculty member 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 Low Vision Rehabilitation or have equivalent patient care and/or teaching experience with an interest in pursuing optometric research.

The start date for the position is July 1, 2018.  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 and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.