[visionlist] Translational Patient-Based Vision update

Mona L. Radice mradice at berkeley.edu
Thu Sep 20 15:59:22 GMT 2007

(Web links updated)

Assistant or Associate Professor, Translational Patient-Based Vision Research

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY invites applications for a 
tenure-track/tenured position from individuals with an interest in 
clinical or translational patient-based vision research.

Translating basic research discoveries into new diagnostic methods or 
therapies and epidemiological studies of eye/vision disorders are all 
within the scope of this position. The School of Optometry has 
excellent clinical facilities and a large, diverse patient 
population, a Clinical Research Center, a new K12 (mentored clinician 
scientist) training program, and a large number of basic research 

Candidates must have a degree in Optometry (OD or equivalent), a 
PhD/MPH or equivalent research training, postdoctoral experience, and 
a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.  The 
terminal degree must have been awarded within the last 12 years.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop an innovative 
clinical or translational patient-based research program that 
attracts extramural funding, and participate in teaching in both the 
professional and graduate curricula in Optometry and Vision Science.

The School of Optometry has a published plan for faculty recruitment 
that describes translational research. 

Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2007, and should 
include a resume, selected publications, and a brief statement of 
research interests and future plans.  Send applications to:  Chair, 
Faculty Search Committee, Translational Research, School of 
Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-2020.

Candidates should also arrange to have at least three letters of 
recommendation sent to the above address, and request that referees 
read the University's statement on confidentiality 
(http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting 
their letters. Applications postmarked after November 1, 2007 cannot 
be considered.

The University of California is an equal opportunity/affirmative 
action employer.  All qualified applicants including minorities and 
women are encouraged to apply.

Mona L. Radice
Executive Assistant to the Dean of the School of Optometry
351 Minor Addition #2020
University of  California, Berkeley 94720-2020

Phone:  510.642.5617     FAX:  510.642.7806     Email:  mradice at berkeley.edu
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