[visionlist] Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Ocular Biology, Open Rank

Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Open Rank

Indiana University School of Optometry seeks candidates studying fundamental questions related to the biology of the visual system for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2013. The successful candidate will complement the existing strength
of the School’s ocular biology, visual optics, imaging and clinical sciences groups, as well as campus strengths in genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, developmental biology, psychology and neuroscience. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. A history
of funded research is a positive. Responsibilities will include developing or maintaining an independent research program, attracting extramural funding, and teaching in the professional and graduate programs. Depending on the candidate’s interest and needs,
there is the possibility of a joint appointment with another department in the College of Arts and Science such as Biology, Biochemistry, or Psychological and Brain Sciences.

Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820. It currently enrolls over 32,000 undergraduates and 7,500 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus with over 110,000 students in the University system. The School of Optometry has
very active research and graduate programs with numerous collaborations with other disciplines within the university. The School has several major teaching clinics as well as outreach affiliations. Bloomington is a relaxed community located in a beautifully
wooded and hilly area of the state where cultural and recreational opportunities abound, housing costs are low, schools are excellent, and commuting time is short. More information on the School and University is available at www.opt.indiana.edu.
For consideration, please submit a consolidated PDF file containing: a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references. Submit these to:

Indiana University School of Optometry E-Mail: opthr@indiana.edu Attn: OAA# 21205-05, Search and Screen Committee, 800 E Atwater, Room 307 Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 www.opt.indiana.edu

Applications received by August 31, 2012, will be assured consideration. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2012. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer


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