Optometrist (Assistant In / Associate In)
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Florida invites applications for two full-time faculty Doctors of Optometry (OD) at the rank of Assistant In or Associate In to provide patient care and education in an academic medical setting. There is immediate opportunity to engage in a busy tertiary clinical practice in an established longstanding department with a brand new, state of the art clinic building and optical shop. The incumbent will work with current faculty to provide a training environment for medical students and residents.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience. The College of Medicine has an active faculty compensation plan, which includes incentives and bonuses. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
University employer-paid benefits include individual and family (spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26) health insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance. Retirement benefits include participation in 403(b) and 457 plans as well as an employer match. Professional liability protection and sovereign immunity are administered by the Florida Board of Governors self-insurance program.
Qualifications, in addition to clinical expertise, include a strong commitment to teaching, resident training, and research as well as participation in academic activities. Requirements include completion of an approved accredited school or college of optometry. Must obtain and/or maintain a current Florida optometric license. Must be able to obtain medical staff credentialing with UF Health facilities as well as qualify for enrollment with third party billing entities.
How to Apply
Candidates must apply via https://apply.interfolio.com/84266
1600 SW Archer Road
PO Box 100284
Gainesville, FL 32610