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Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Professor for Rosenberg School of Optometry

Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Professor for Rosenberg School of Optometry

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/18/2024
Education / Training
Full Time


Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Professor for Rosenberg School of Optometry

UIW Mission


Position Summary
The University of the Incarnate Word is seeking candidates for full-time Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor for Rosenberg School of Optometry (RSO). Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

Note that final rank for this position will be determined based on credentials of finalist.

Essential Functions
Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities.
  • Conduct classroom and clinical laboratory teaching in the optometry theory and clinical examination course series, consistent with the needs of the department.
  • Perform clinical duties in RSO Eye care Clinics.
  • Participate in curriculum development.
  • Advise students and providing individual help to students during weekly office hours.
  • Perform regular scholarly research and publication.
  • Provide service to the department, college, university, community, and profession.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Duties


Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Effective instructional delivery; ability to actively engage students in the learning process.
  • Proficiency in use of instructional technology;
  • Desire to collaborate with departmental faculty and students;
  • Ability to work collegially and productively within the university community.
  • Ability to conduct respectful relationships with students both in and outside the classroom.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.


Required Education
OD from an accredited school or college of optometry. Note that MD will be considered in lieu of OD.

Required Work Experience
Completion of a residency/fellowship program or a minimum of three (3) years of equivalent clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants with advanced academic degrees, residency training, or teaching experience.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
License to practice full-scope of optometry in Texas; If license is not possessed, selected candidate must obtain optometry license for state of Texas by date of assignment.

Work Hours
Based on course assignment.

Physical Demands
None specified.

Posting Number: UN662PO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Faculty
Desired Start Date: 10/02/2023
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Open Date: 09/11/2023
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant


To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/23600

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).jeid-cafc9fca87996246b0388880b568bf2c