Assistant or Associate Professor, Vision Science | Indiana University School of Optometry

Indiana University School of Optometry

Assistant or Associate Professor, Vision Science


The Vision Science Program of the Indiana University School of Optometry seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Applications are particularly invited from scientists conducting innovative research in any of the following areas:

  • retinal imaging
  • vision function in disease
  • anterior segment disease
  • disease prevention, epidemiology-public health

The successful candidate will join a vibrant and collegial environment with existing strengths in visual optics, retinal imaging, ocular motor function, neuroscience, low vision, clinical translational and/or ocular biology groups. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. Responsibilities will include developing or maintaining an independent research program; attracting extramural funding; teaching in the professional (Optometry) and graduate programs, including the supervision of Ph.D. students; and collaborating to recruit and mentor diverse students. Depending on the candidate’s interests and needs, there is the possibility of a joint appointment with another campus department including psychological and brain sciences, public health, cognitive science, neuroscience, biology, computer science, and intelligent systems engineering (

Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820.  It currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus with over 114,000 students in the University system.  The School of Optometry has very active research and graduate programs with numerous collaborations with other disciplines within the university.  The School has several major teaching clinics as well as outreach affiliations.  Bloomington is a friendly community located in a beautifully wooded and hilly area of the state where cultural and recreational opportunities abound, housing costs are low, schools are excellent, and commuting time is short.  More information about the School is available at, and about the University at

For consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references.  Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to: Dr. Donald Miller at [email protected] or submitted via postal mail to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA#22109-14, c/o Dr. Donald Miller, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405. 

All applications received by January 15, 2022 will be assured consideration, with a potential start date of Fall 2022.  The search will remain open until the position is filled.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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