Assistant Professor - Ophthalmology (90002103)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7071089 (Ref.No. 5017-en_US)
Posted: October 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to fill an open Optometrist position, which holds faculty classification of Assistant Professor.  This position will function at the Alkek Eye Center and may also hold clinic at the Springwoods location.

The Alkek Eye Center is a multi-specialty, high volume clinical operation.  The Optometrist at Alkek Eye Center will examine patients to determine the nature and degree of vision problems and/or eye disease.  The Optometrist's primary duties will include, but are not limited to: examining patients and performing various tests to determine visual acuity and perception; prescribing eyeglasses, corrective lenses, and other vision aids or therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision; consulting with patients and referring them to Ophthalmologists or other health care practitioners if additional medical treatment is determined necessary; studying eye diseases and how to prevent and cure them; other duties as assigned.

A Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) is required.  Candidates must possess a current Texas Optometry License.  Residency trained Optometrists are preferred.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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