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Assistant Professor - AZ - Pediatrics/Vision Therapy

Company: Midwestern University US
Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Assistant Professor - AZ - Pediatrics/Vision Therapy DescriptionResponsibilities:Candidates are expected to be highly knowledgeable in the field of Primary Eye Care, Pediatrics and Vision Therapy who can teach courses and/or laboratories in the subject area. Candidates expressing interest in practice areas of Strabismus, Vision Therapy, Acquired Brain Injury and/or Sports Vision are desired. The candidate must also provide clinical instruction to professional students as well as residents and be involved in interdisciplinary practice with other educational professionals. Candidates must be willing to actively participate in curricular assessment, professional development, student counseling and service activities within the college, university and the scientific community. Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in research and scholarly activities, and have a sincere commitment to optometric education, community service and patient care. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:a)Teaching

  • Developing and delivering lectures and/or laboratories for primary eye care, pediatrics/vision therapy and other related areas, as assigned;
  • Embracing and enhancing the didactic philosophies in the O.D. program;
  • Maintaining and expanding the high quality clinical practice environment for optometry students on rotation;
  • Precepting -students on clinical -rotation at the Midwestern University Eye Institute; Therapy Institute and other screening clinics as assignedb)Service
    • Helping to maintain and grow the state of the art primary eye care service with a strong interdisciplinary focus that meets the needs of patients in the surrounding community; is efficient, patient friendly, and cost-effective;
    • Working closely together with all optometry and ophthalmology faculty to provide -a complete range of eye and vision care services;
    • Participating in leadership roles in state, regional, and national optometry organizations;
    • Participating on College and University committees, as assigned;
    • Participating in College and University service activitiesc)Scholarly activity
      • Engaging in scholarly activity, including presentations at scientific meetings, research, and publication in peer-reviewed journalsQualifications:Candidates must possess a Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree from an ACOE accredited institution, must have completed an ACOE-accredited residency in Pediatrics/Vision Therapy or related fields, and must be eligible for an Arizona optometric license. Primary eye care clinic expertise is also required.Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.Contact Information: Inquires may be directed to:Please submit your application packet through Midwestern University's online job board:

        1. Visit
        2. In the QuickLinks section, select 'employment at MWU'
        3. Select 'View Current Job Openings'
        4. Select -'faculty' for job category and click -'search'. The online profile should include a letter of interest (uploaded as an attachment), curriculum vitae (uploaded as an attachment).Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Midwestern University US, Glendale , Assistant Professor - AZ - Pediatrics/Vision Therapy, Education / Teaching , Glendale, Arizona

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