Faculty and Staff Positions Policies

AUPO provides a complimentary service to members who have open Faculty, Senior Administrator, or Residency Program Coordinator positions. To post a position, please review the information below before completing the submission form.


Members are automatically authorized to submit open positions using the Submit a Position feature. Simply log in to the website with your member username and password, then locate Submit a Position in the Programs and Services section.

Individuals that are not AUPO members, who are authorized to submit positions for your department, may request authorization to use the Submit a Position feature. Simply click on Submit a Position and follow the instructions.


Posted positions must be for Faculty or Staff for one of the following related positions for AUPO member institutions:  

  • Faculty
  • Research
  • Senior Administrator
  • Residency Program Coordinator

We do not post positions for:

  • administrative, RN or ophthalmic medical personnel
  • private practices
  • non-AUPO member programs


The following information is required for the posting – please do not abbreviate:

  • Position Title (Examples: Chair, Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Cornea Specialist, Administrator)
  • Position Level (Examples: Associate, Assistant or Full Professor, Senior Administrator)
  • Practice Area (Examples: Cornea, Uveitis, Basic Scientist)
  • Medical School/Program Name (Example: Harvard Medical School)
  • Location of Position (Country, City, State/Province)
  • Position Description (limited to 300 words)
  • How to Apply (Example: Interested physicians should email their CV to…)
  • Contact Name and Email for application inquiries
  • Application Contact Name and Email (for applicants to contact with questions, if applicable)

Optional information includes:

  • Department/Eye Center Name (Example: Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary)
  • Website URL (for medical school, eye center, etc) or online application URL
  • Disclaimers


Positions will be posted for 120 days. One week prior to the expiration date, a message will be automatically generated to the person who submitted the position. A timely reply to that email is required to implement the extension.


If a change to or removal of a position listing is required after posting please send a message to aupo@aao.org.


This service is complimentary to AUPO members and programs.


If you have questions, please contact the AUPO office before submitting a position.

Telephone: 415-561-8548
Email: aupo@aao.org