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Teaching Associate, Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Ophthalmology

Title: Teaching Associate, Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology


Position Details


Position Description

The University of Washington’s Department of Ophthalmology is currently recruiting for a full-time clinical optometrist. The Teaching Associate appointment is a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30), with reappointment recommendation on an annual basis.  Anticipated start date is spring/summer 2022.

Candidate will provide optometric patient care at UW Medicine’s Karalis Johnson Retina Center in Seattle and other University of Washington affiliated sites of practice including UW Neighborhood Clinics.  

Candidate will participate in the teaching mission of the department as well as provide excellent optometric care. Responsibilities include clinical care, and teaching of medical students and ophthalmology residents in an academic setting. 

The successful candidate is expected to support the Department of Ophthalmology’s commitment to working with diverse community populations. We actively welcome and engage faculty, students and staff from diverse backgrounds and reflect the importance of diversity through leadership and innovation within education, research, and patient care.  All are encouraged to apply. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Qualifications

Candidates must hold an OD degree or equivalent and have a minimum of two years of experience as an optometrist and be eligible for licensure in the State of Washington. Experience in fitting schleral lenses is a plus.

Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their application via Interfolio with cover letter, current CV and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement).

Questions may be referred to: Nancy Ross Anibarro, OD, rossn2@uw.edu

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

 

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Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

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The University of Washington is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.


For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877)997-8807.

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