Optometrist – Comprehensive

The Ohio State University
Havener Eye Institute

The Havener Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at The Ohio State University is a growing practice. We are currently seeking applicants for a full-time clinical Optometrist position. The successful candidate will provide general eye care as well as coordinated team eye care in the specialty areas of Dry Eye, Cornea, Glaucoma, and other subspecialty areas. Non-medical contact lens and vision plan patients would be part of the practice.  Compensation is commensurate with experience. Optometry candidates will be responsible for patient care, research, and education primarily in our OSU multi-specialty medical office buildings in the metro Columbus area. 


The Ohio State University prides itself in being one of the largest universities in the country. The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has been established for over 100 years. The Havener Eye Institute has its primary location in the Eye and Ear Institute building near campus. We have newly constructed state-of-the art facilities that include on-site outpatient surgical centers. We strive to provide the highest quality of care for our patients with the latest surgical equipment and instrumentation. It is in Columbus, Ohio- a vibrant community with a culturally diverse 1.8 million population base. Columbus is consistently ranked in the top in nearly every category – economic growth, things to do, affordable cost of living, and great place to raise a family. The cost of living is low and there are many sporting, dining, and recreational opportunities in the city (Check out www.experiencecolumbus.com). Columbus is home to several Fortune 500 companies and ranks in Money Magazine’s picks as one of the ten best big cities. 


The candidate must be a graduate of a United States accredited School of Optometry and passed all parts of the NBEO exam.  Residency training in ocular disease or contact lens care is required. The candidate must also possess and maintain a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice optometry in the State of Ohio. 

An Academic position is available, and rank is commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Excellent clinical skills are required and commitment to knowledge and demonstrated interest in scholarship and discovery by evidence of basic and/or clinical applied research and publications, and commitment to resident, fellow and education is required.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to:

Sayoko Moroi, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
c/o: Monica Shah, MHA



Mr. Bob LaFollette, MBA

915 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43212
United States


The Havener Eye Institute seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Posting #

2022-07-26 (AdID:769)