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Clinical Lecturer (BV)

The University of Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science, Faculty of Science, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position in the faculty category of clinical lecturer, in the area of Binocular Vision (BV)/Vision Therapy (VT)/Vision Rehabilitation.  The position is a 3-year definite term with an option of future continuing appointment. The University Optometry Clinics include primary care and specialty clinics that encompass the full spectrum of the contemporary practice of optometry.  The successful candidate will be passionate about teaching, clinical education, patient care, and the profession of optometry. 

The successful candidate will have completed a Doctor of Optometry degree and a residency including Vision Therapy/Vision Rehabilitation, or have an equivalent of 3 or more years of clinical experience in this area. The expectation is to develop and grow the School’s BV/VT clinic.  Assignments will include evenings and some Saturday clinic.

The range of duties include intern supervision, residency supervision, on-call services, direct patient care. 

Applicants should be eligible for a general or academic certificate of registration with the College of Optometrists of Ontario.  Applicants would ideally be able to take up the position by November 2019.

Salary is negotiable within a range $95,000 to $120,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae and three confidential letters of reference should be sent to: 

Dr. Stanley Woo, Director, School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada  N2L 3G1

The closing date for applications is December 31, 2019.

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Jenniffer Fleet.

 The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation”. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.