The MCPHS School of Optometry seeks an adjunct faculty member to deliver high quality learning experiences and education for students in The Eye and Vision Center. The selected candidate will have responsibilities in clinical precepting in the Primary Care Service in The Eye and Vision Center and/or our affiliated community health centers to optometry student interns.
- Precept 3rd and 4th year optometry students in The Eye and Vision Center Primary Care service as well as in our affiliated community health centers (placement is based on clinical needs).
- Teach 3rd and 4th year optometry students effective, evidence-based methods of patient care based on the MCPHS School of Optometry clinical curriculum
- Teach 3rd and 4th year students evidence-based methods to treat and manage patients, including glaucoma.
- Objectively grade optometry students based on their clinical knowledge, skills, and patient management
- Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor
- Must have an O.D. degree from an ACOE accredited school or college of optometry
- Must have a Massachusetts optometry license
- Must have a Massachusetts controlled substance license
- Minimum of five year’s work experience
- Residency training is desired
- Commitment to professional optometric education and student success
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Have experience providing primary care treatment and management
- Must be able to work independently and effectively, interact with a wide array of parties at all levels (students, faculty, administration/staff, alumni, and external constituents, including healthcare industry professionals)
- Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.
Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. MCPHS is unable to sponsor, or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa. MCPHS is also not an E-Verify institution.
Established in 1823, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) is the oldest institution of higher education in Boston, a city that is home to many of the world’s top universities and healthcare institutions. We are one of the largest and most highly-ranked schools for health- and life-sciences, and our alumni and faculty continually distinguish themselves in healthcare settings around the globe. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Our vision is to empower our Community to create a healthier, more equitable world, which we strive to achieve through our strategic priorities of collaboration, inclusion, success, sustainability, planning, and support.
MCPHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates a diverse community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.