The University of Huddersfield - Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences

Part-time Hourly Paid Visiting Clinician in Optometry – Appointment to the Pool

The department of Optometry and Vision Sciences at the University of Huddersfield are seeking to appoint part-time hourly paid Visiting Clinicians in Optometry in order to join our team delivering high quality teaching to Optometry undergraduates.

Applicants should have excellent communication skills, be well-organised, with experience of supervision of Optometry students and/or pre-registration Optometrists, and will be expected to be able to commit to regular sessions for the duration of the academic calendar:

  • Late September to December inclusive.
  • Late January to May inclusive.

We are looking for GOC registered optometrists (of at least 2 years) with experience in any of the following areas:

  • Routine eye examination                                      
  • Specialist investigative techniques and enhanced services
  • Low vision
  • Binocular vision/Paediatrics                                              
  • Contact lenses                                            
  • Dispensing                        

Applicants will be expected to participate in training sessions on clinical teaching as part of their professional development.

It is important to note that joining the pool does not guarantee work and inclusion in the pool is not regarded as employment at the University. 

Informal enquiries to:
Name: Robin Clayton, Lecturer and Director of Clinics.

Please submit a CV and covering letter to:
Closing date: 31st October 2021   
Interview date: 6th November 2021