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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Optometry

Indiana University School of Optometry and Vision Science

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Optometry

Indiana University School of Optometry and Vision Science program seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Applications are invited from clinical and basic scientists using innovative translational research approaches to study the anterior eye, including, but not limited to the tear film, the ocular surface and its associated human visual function. Expertise is desired in a combination of any of the following: visual psychophysics, imaging, contact lenses, optics, ocular biology, and/or visual neuroscience. The successful candidate will enhance the existing strengths of the School's visual optics, retinal imaging, neuroscience, clinical translational and/or ocular biology groups. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. A clinical degree is also advantageous, but not required. Responsibilities will include developing and maintaining an independent research program, attracting extramural funding, and teaching in the professional and graduate programs. Both research pre-eminence and superior quality teaching are high priorities. Depending on the candidate's interests and needs, there is the possibility of a joint appointment with another department (

Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820. It currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus with over 114,000 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 about the School is available at, and about the University at

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information. Applications can be submitted online at: or via post to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA# 21711-06, c/o Dr. Chia-Yang Liu, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405. Questions should be sent to Dr. Liu at

Applications received by January 15, 2018, will be assured consideration. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination, which includes contact information. The Annual Security Reports, containing policy statements and crime statistics for Indiana University campuses, are available through Public Safety and the IU Police Department web sites at A paper copy will be provided upon request from Public Safety at


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