Faculty/Administrative positions

Pomona, California
$100,000 - $145,000
Nov 28, 2023
Dec 28, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time



Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU), a dynamic and innovative center for health care and veterinary education in Pomona, California, is headquarters to eight colleges – Optometry, Osteopathic Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Graduate Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Podiatric Medicine.  WesternU is committed to building a diverse faculty to serve its increasingly diverse student body.  We welcome candidates with proven, or potential, capacity for active engagement, pedagogical approaches, and innovative research agendas that aid our students through multiple perspectives and ways of teaching, learning, and caring.

Faculty/Administrative positions:

The College of Optometry is seeking applicants for tenure track, and non-tenure track, full-time faculty positions with potential administrative responsibilities.  Candidates should have a passion for excellence in teaching, scholarship, service, leadership, and patient care. 

Candidates with interest, experience, and expertise in the following areas are highly desired:

  • Basic and Biomedical Sciences, such as:  Anatomy, Physiology, Vision Science, Immunology, Body Systems, and Nutrition
  • Clinical Patient Care
  • Administrative Responsibilities based on experience and expertise

Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and expectations of future accomplishments.  Salary and benefits are competitive.  Requirements include attainment of the Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree or an international equivalent.  ODs with additional credentials are strongly preferred, such as:  PhD or other doctoral degree, master's degree, and LPSE certification.

Interested applicants should submit the below documents electronically to Ms. Lori Rees, Director of Operations, at lrees@westernu.edu.

  • Cover letter explaining how the applicant’s background meets the requirements for the desired position including examples of experience, educational and care philosophy, and goals.
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy emphasizing area(s) of experience and expertise

Western University of Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through humanism and actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We aspire to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body.  We strongly encourage applications from members of all underrepresented groups in higher education.