Position Title Assistant/Associate/Professor for Rosenberg School of
University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to
its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their
respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding,
self-realization, and the common good.
The University of the Incarnate Word is seeking candidates for full-time
Assistant/Associate/ Professor for Rosenberg School of Optometry. 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
This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal
regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual
Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the
employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive
information about Title IX violations. These reporting responsibilities are
set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.
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
Perform clinical duties in the UIWSO Eye care Clinics;
Participate in curriculum development.
Advise students and providing individual help to students during weekly
Perform regular scholarly research and publication.
Provide service to the department, college, university, community, and
Perform other duties as assigned.
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
Ability to conduct respectful relationships with students both in and
outside the classroom.
Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and
Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the
University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
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.
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.
Typical for full time faculty.
Posting Number UN579PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Type Full Time
Job Category Faculty
Desired Start Date 06/01/2022
Position End Date (if temporary)
Reports to Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Salary Commensurate with experience
Open Date 01/19/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Start date may be prior to 06/01/2022 based on departmental needs.
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.
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
If you selected other, please tell us where?
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have an optometry degree from an accredited school or college? Note that MD will be considered in lieu of OD.
This position requires completion of a residency/ fellowship program or a minimum of three years equivalent clinical experience. Do you meet this requirement?
Yes, completion of a residency/fellowship program
Yes, at least three years equivalent clinical experience
Do you possess licensure to practice the full scope of optometry in Texas?
No, but I am eligible for licensure in Texas and will obtain by date of hire
How many years of teaching experience in this field do you have at the college or university level?
5 or more years