1512-Associate Professor of Optometry

Job #:  1512

Pacific University College of Optometry is seeking applicants for tenure-track faculty positions with emphasis in binocular vision, vision science, optometric procedures, ocular and systemic disease and an interest in research. Classroom, laboratory, and clinical assignments will reflect OD, MS and/or PhD programmatic needs, as well as the successful candidate’s expertise and interests.

The successful candidate will have the OD degree and be eligible for licensure to practice optometry in the State of Oregon. Preference will be given to applicants with an advanced degree (PhD), residency/fellowship training, and/or advanced professional development. A commitment to excellence in the expansion of knowledge through vision research, optometric education, and lifelong learning is essential.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, and three references to:

Amiee Ho, OD

Search Committee Chair

Pacific University College of Optometry

College of Optometry

2043 College Way

Forest Grove, OR 97116

amieeho@pacificu.edu

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

Application materials will be screened and interview candidates will be selected and notified.  The hiring process normally consists of several interviews and can last several weeks depending on the position.  Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and successful completion of a background check.  If the position is posted on our job board at http://www.pacificu.edu/hr/employment/positions/index.cfm it is an available position and you may apply.  No phone calls please.

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Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment.  Tracing its roots back to 1849, when it began as a school for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making a difference in people’s lives.  Nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range and Mount Hood, the university is only a half hour to the Portland metro center. 

Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, health professions and business.  Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Ore., as well as an office in Honolulu.  In addition, a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland area serve patients and provide students with practical experience.

At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close, nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences.  International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities have been integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who share in the Boxer spirit.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct including acts of sexual violence such as rape, sexual assault, sexual exploitation and coercion), gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military or veteran status,  genetic information,  or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.  Retaliation is also prohibited.  Pacific University will comply with state and federal laws such as Title IX, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and other similar laws that prohibit discrimination.  Questions or complaints may be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116, provost@pacificu.edu.