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Staff Optometrist – Optometry & Vision Science


October, 2013

Reports to (Job Title): Clinic Director & Associate Director for Clinical Programs.
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles):

Associate Director for Clinical Programs

Location: Main Campus

USG 12

35 hr/wk

Primary Purpose

The Staff Optometrist provides optometric clinical teaching and instruction in the School's public clinics and laboratories as well as direct patient care in the School of Optometry & Vision Science, Optometry Clinics, on campus and external sites.


Key Accountabilities:

1.  Clinical Teaching


2.  Independent Patient Care



3.  Administrative Assignments


Position Requirements


Doctor of Optometry degree (OD) or equivalent; completion of an optometry residency program.




1+ years in an academic setting in a clinical supervisory role, preferably at Waterloo.  .

General certificate to practice Optometry in Ontario required, including the ability to prescribe therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPAs)


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