Clinical Faculty, Tenure Track

The State University of New York, College of Optometry seeks outstanding OD clinician scientists for tenure track faculty positions. The successful applicant must be an OD with a strong record of clinical scholarship and research. An MS or PhD degree is desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and conduct clinically relevant funded research programs, participate in didactic and/or clinical education in a related area, and participate in the colleges MS and PhD programs.

The SUNY College of Optometry (, seeks to develop a vibrant intellectual community of collaborating clinicians, teachers and researchers working together on clinical, educational, and research projects. The successful applicant will join a scientifically vibrant research community in the Graduate Center for Vision Research addressing a variety of basic, translational, and clinical research topics from the front of the eye to the front of the brain. Clinical research is supported through the college’s Clinical Vision Research Center. The University Eye Center is organized into clinical services dedicated to different eye and vision disorders and has one of the largest, most diverse, optometric patient bases in the country. The College of Optometry and University Eye Center are situated in the center of Manhattan’s scientific, medical and cultural activities.

Applicants should provide a CV, a statement of career goals and interests, recent publications, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications will be considered at all ranks, commensurate with experience, until the positions are filled. A competitive salary and start-up package will be provided.

Complete applications should be sent to: Clinical Faculty Tenure Search, Douglas Schading, Assistant Vice president for Human Resources, SUNY College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, New York 10036, or email with “Clinical Faculty Tenure” in the subject line.

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