Western University of Health Sciences, a dynamic and innovative center for health care and veterinary education in Pomona, California, is headquarters to nine colleges – Optometry, Dental Medicine, Podiatric Medicine, Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Allied Health, Graduate Nursing, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine. The University values a diverse community and is committed to unparalleled excellence in its faculty, staff and students (www.westernu.edu).

The College of Optometry seeks applicants for full-time didactic and clinical faculty positions. Candidates should have a passion for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. The ideal candidate will be able to practice in optometry in California or the ability to obtain such licensure within 6 months of hire date.

Faculty positions: The College of Optometry specifically seeks applicants with expertise and interest in the following areas:
•Optics (physical, ophthalmic)
•Human biology (cellular, pathology, microbiology, immunology)
•Rehabilitation of the visual systems including optometric vision therapy, neuro-optometric rehabilitation, and vision rehabilitation
• Interprofessional clinical patient care

Administration/Faculty positions:
The College of Optometry also seeks applicants for faculty positions that hold the following administrative appointments:
• Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, to optimize the delivery of optometric education by supporting didactic and clinical education processes.
• Chief of Vision Therapy Service, to lead the Vision Therapy Service at the University’s Eye Care Institute and within the community.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Requirements include attainment of a doctoral level degree such as O.D. and/or Ph.D.

Applicants should submit the following electronically to Mrs. Lori Suddarth, Director of Operations, to [email protected]

• Cover letter explaining how the applicant’s background meets the requirements for the desired position including examples of experience, philosophy, and goals.
• Current curriculum vitae

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2019.

Western University of Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. Additional information can be found at: www.westernu.edu