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Please address inquiries to Michael Smith-Wheelock, MD, Search Chair, at or 734-763-6506 and cc Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at

Job Summary

The University of Michigan’s Kellogg Eye Center seeks to improve lives around the world through enhancing vision.  Ann Arbor is one of the top cities in the USA in which to live and we are currently accepting applications for a full-time Optometrist to work in our brand new West Ann Arbor clinic.  The clinic is part of a new multispecialty medical practice and will include one ophthalmologist and one optometrist who will work as a team.


Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials.


Responsibilities include providing optometric primary care with a specialty in contact lens fitting.  The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach to patient care and be able to work independently and efficiently while possessing superb communication skills.  Teaching duties include supervising medical students, house officers and fellows rotating throught the clinic.

Required Qualifications*

O.D. degree, Qualified candidates should have a Michigan Optometry and Controlled Substance licenses, and a Federal DEA license. Evidence of clinical competence and competence in clinical and didactic teaching is expected.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to improving lives through curing, preventing, and treating eye disease.  Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.