Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Date Posted: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Position Location: 
Big Rapids, Mich.
Job Description: 

The Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University is currently receiving applications for a full-time tenure track position in the areas of geometric, physical, and visual optics. This opportunity is availible to applicants who hold a Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree and/or a PhD in the field of optics or an optics related area at the time of appointment. Doctors of Optometry must be eligible to obtain a Michigan optometry license.
Located in a new state-of-the-art teaching facility in the heart of Big Rapids, the Michigan College of Optometry offers a supportive collegial environment with excellent career development opportunities for faculty at all career levels. A national leader in curricular innovation, MCO’s modern clinical facilty provides the highest quality patient care and clinical education availible. Ferris State University’s lively campus, along with its surrounding communities, offers multiple cultural, art, and recreational activities in a safe and comfortable environment.
The successful applicant will assume duties in the classroom and laboratories, primarily in the areas of geometric, physical and visual optics. Applicants with a Doctor of Optometry degree will also assume duties in patient care and teaching in the clinic. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the mission of the Michigan College of Optometry in the areas of teaching, scholarly/professional activities, and leadership. Salary and academic rank is dependent on qualifications, experience and evidence of an ability to develop in the applicant’s area(s) of interest.
To apply, access the electronic applicant system by logging on to: http://employment.ferris.edu
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Ferris State University is sincerely committed to being a truly diverse institution and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups. Ferris State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Amy Dinardo, O.D., M.B.A., F.A.A.O.
Chair-Faculty Recruitment Committee
Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University
1124 South State Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307