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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


  • Examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as diagnose related systemic conditions.
  • Examine the eyes of patients to determine visual efficiency and performance through observations and instrumentation.
  • Prescribe corrective procedures to conserve, improve, or correct vision through the uses of lenses, prism, vision therapy and visual training.
  • Co-manage surgical cases with the appropriate ophthalmological surgeons.
  • Respond, manage, and treat ocular emergencies.

Required Qualifications*

  • Doctor of Optometry Degree (OD).
  • Primary care optometry.
  • Prescribe the corrective procedure to conserve, improve or correct vision through the use of lenses.
  • Ability to analyze findings of tests and examinations, and refer patients with pathological disorders to an Ophthalmologist for further diagnosis and treatment.
  • Licensure to practice optometry in the State of Michigan.
  • Licensure to dispense diagnostic and therapeutic medications in the State of Michigan.
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills desired.

Additional Information

We are able to consider those looking for part-time employment.

20 - 40 weekday hours

Please Note:  Relocation will not be offered for this position.

This role may have reporting obligations under Title IX and Clery.

Actual salary commensurate with education, experience and equity factors.




Direct supervision is received from the Chief of UHS Eye Care Services.


Functional supervision is typically exercised over the optometric technician staff and clerical staff.




U-M EEO/AA Statement

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