Assistant Professor - Michigan College of Optometry - Primary Care

Ferris State University   Big Rapids, MI   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 17, 2024
Assistant Professor - Michigan College of Optometry - Primary Care - Ferris State University. Full-time 12-month tenure-track faculty position. The successful applicant will assume duties in patient care and teaching in the clinic, classroom, and laboratories. The faculty member will be expected to develop in the areas of patient care, teaching/advising, scholarly/professional activities, and service. Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising graduate professional students, participation in university and professional committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance. Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus. The anticipated start date of this position is July of 2024 at the earliest and January 2025 at the latest. Required: At the time of appointment, the applicant must hold the Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree and must either have completed an accredited optometric residency or have an equivalent degree or experience in patient care. At the time of appointment, the applicant must have or be eligible to obtain a Michigan optometry license with DPA and TPA certifications, and be eligible for appointment to the clinical staff of the college. At least one year of residency experience, or 5 years of consistent clinical experience post-graduation if no residency was completed, or commensurate work/professional experience.

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