Uveitis fellowship-trained Ophthalmologist
The University of Texas at Austin: Dell Medical School: Department of Ophthalmology
Jul 1, 2019
The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a Uveitis fellowship-trained Ophthalmologist to join the Department of Ophthalmology and the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute (MSWEI) at the Dell Medical School. Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor.
The Dell Medical School is part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation’s leading research universities. The Dell Medical School pursues innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter- professional education. The Dell Medical School is the ﬁfth medical school in the UT System and the ﬁrst medical school established in nearly ﬁve decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities. An extraordinary commitment of resources, both public and private, has already been made to enable the development and success of the Dell Medical School.
The Dell Medical School is focused on the development of new models for healthcare delivery, promotion of health, and clinical care for the community’s underserved population.
The inaugural Department of Ophthalmology and the MSWEI seek to recruit dynamic, academically oriented, mission aligned faculty to help form the DNA of the new department. This is a 70% - 100% FTE position.
§ Serve as a clinical ophthalmologist to deliver evidence-based care with an interest in redesign initiatives at 70% FTE effort .
§ Coordinate the design and implementation of the Uveitis Program at the Dell Medical School and other future sites of service.
§ Assist in the training of residents and students in the clinical and surgical management of the eye conditions and diseases of the eye.
§ Participate in strategic planning and other efforts directly tied to the development and growth of the MSWEI.
§ Interest in developing outcomes metrics to measure patient-centric outcomes.
§ Develop partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers in Austin and Central Texas.
§ Participate in the development and implementation of Graduate Medical Education curricula.
§ Develop and foster an atmosphere of scientiﬁc and academic inquiry in conjunction with trainees and researchers at Dell Medical School and UT Austin.
Other Possible Functions:
The new department also seeks individuals to serve in the following endowed roles:
§ Associate Chair of Education (Residency Program Director)
§ Associate Chair of Research
§ Associate Chair of Clinical Operations (Medical Director)
§ Medical degree from an accredited medical school
§ Current Board certiﬁcation/eligibility in Ophthalmology
§ Fellowship training in Uveitis
§ Eligible for medical licensure in Texas
§ Eligible for faculty appointment with the University of Texas at Austin
§ An interest in clinical research is desirable and could be supported with start-up funds
§ Record of leadership and achievement.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
ACADEMIC OPHTHALMOLOGY UVEITIS SPECIALIST, MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN: EMPLOYED OPPORTUNITY
The MCW Department of Ophthalmology is seeking an academically-oriented Uveitis specialist to join the faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. This is an open-rank, full-time position.
The position’s clinical activity is primarily undertaken at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute; however, ophthalmology faculty members also provide clinical coverage at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, and Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Successful candidates should bring strong clinical abilities, well-refined interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, and commitment to MCW’s academic missions.
MCW is a major academic medical center; the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. MCW is a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative, patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve.
About Milwaukee: Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is one of America’s great cities, combining a dynamic urban community with a rich cultural heritage with access to parks, rivers, and other outdoor recreation. Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and the 23rd largest city in the United States. It is home to corporate headquarters for industry leaders including Northwestern Mutual, Johnson Controls, Manpower, Harley Davidson, and others. Milwaukee is a popular venue for sailing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals; the city is recognized for its museums, fine dining and hotels, professional sports, gardens and parks, and Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens. The population of the City of Milwaukee is approximately 600,000 and approximately 1.8 million people live in the greater Milwaukee area.
The Medical College of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Interested individuals should contact:
Physician Recruiter, Sr.
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The National Eye Institute is seeking to fill a uveitis faculty position. Responsibilities include delivering excellent patient care, teaching fellows, residents and medical students, and conducting high-quality research. Candidates should have an MD degree and be board certified or board eligible in ophthalmology, fellowship trained in uveitis, and be eligible for medical licensure. Candidates with clinical research experience are preferred. Applications from new or established clinician scientists are encouraged.
Please email CV and Cover Letter to:
H. Nida Sen, MD, MHSc
Head, Unit on Clinical and Translational Studies
Director, Uveitis Clinic and Uveitis/Ocular Immunology Fellowship Program
National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
10 Center Dr, 10/10N112 Bethesda MD 20892
voice: (301) 435-5139 fax: (301) 480-1122 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health is actively recruiting a board-certified/eligible Uveitis Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to join our team.
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is seeking an academically-oriented Uveitis Comprehensive ophthalmologist. This is an open-rank, 75% - 100% FTE position on the Clinical Health Sciences (CHS). Principle duties include care of ophthalmology patients with portion of practice focused on the diagnosis and treatment of uveitic eye diseases and portion of practice providing clinical comprehensive ophthalmology care.
This position comprises clinical activity at the UW Hospital and Clinics, the Middleton Veterans Administration Hospital, and other UW Health and outreach sites. The hired ophthalmologist will teach and mentor residents, fellows and medical students. Candidates must have an MD degree and be board-certified (or board-eligible if within five years of residency completion) in ophthalmology. Completion of a clinical fellowship in Uveitis is required.
Clinical Health Sciences Track (PVL 95164)
Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. In addition to the above-mentioned clinical and teaching activities, CHS track responsibilities will also include developing a clinical and/or laboratory research program. Clinical or basic science research will be supported with start-up funds. Candidates for the Associate Professor or Professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per the UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS track. Base salary compensation is through the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Additional compensation is from the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, the clinical arm of the University of Wisconsin Health system. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2019.
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
UW Health Ophthalmology is a national leader in health care and a global leader in vision research. Patients come from throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest, and globally to receive care in our facilities. Faculty represent all of the subspecialties in ophthalmology. Current faculty are highly productive clinically and very active in academic endeavors, both nationally and internationally.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself, and also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
For consideration, please apply directly to the University of Wisconsin JOBS website at Clinical Health Sciences Track PVL 95164. Please include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional colleagues willing to provide letters of reference.
For additional position information, please contact Neal Barney, MD at608-263-7681
For assistance in applying, please contact LINDA BREI, email@example.com 608-262-0496.
Dean McGee Eye Institute
University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Uveitis – Assistant/Associate/Professor
The Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI)/University of Oklahoma (OU) is seeking a talented ophthalmologist with fellowship training in Anterior and Posterior Uveitis and an interest in pursuing a career in an Institute/Department with robust patient volumes, excellent clinical and basic research opportunities, faculty participation in an outstanding residency program, and state-of-the-art facilities.
The Institute provides more than 185,000 total patient visits annually and has recently completed a $47 million, 78,000-square-foot building expansion. The Department houses many National Institutes of Health-funded investigators greatly interested in collaboration and translational research. An outstanding Clinical Trials Unit also is available. Many of the faculty serve in national leadership positions. Salary support is highly competitive.
Oklahoma City, with a population of over 600,000 and a metropolitan area of 1.3 million, is experiencing a major downtown renaissance and enjoys a low cost of living and unemployment rate, lots of sunshine, and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities (including NBA Thunder basketball).
Candidates must have completed an ophthalmology residency and a uveitis fellowship, be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Oklahoma, and be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Individuals interested in this exceptional opportunity in a vibrant mid-sized city and growing Institute with a supportive departmental culture should send a CV and cover letter to:
Gregory L. Skuta, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Edward L. Gaylord Professor and Chair
c/o Michelle Holt
608 Stanton L. Young Blvd.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
The Dean McGee Eye Institute and the University of Oklahoma are affirmative action/equal opportunity institutions/employers.
The Department of Ophthalmology of the Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago is seeking a full-time, fellowship-trained Uveitis subspecialty trained Ophthalmologist to join our department at the rank of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor on the non-tenure eligible Clinician-Educator track. The Northwestern University Department of Ophthalmology is composed of an outstanding group of full time faculty members based on the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Campus.
Applicants must have graduated from a fully-accredited ophthalmology residency training program, completed subspecialty fellowship training, be board certified/ eligible and be able to obtain licensure in the state of Illinois. Salary and rank will be based on experience and credentials. Responsibilities will include teaching and clinical patient care. In addition to a record of clinical excellence, the ideal candidate should have an interest in clinical and translational research and an overall commitment to our academic mission.
The proposed start date is June 1, 2017 In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 30, 2017.
Inquiries and curriculum vitae should be directed to:
Debra Goldstein, MD
Search Committee Chair
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
645 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 440
Chicago, IL 60611
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
This position has been filled.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Wheaton Eye Clinic seeks a well trained, board certified (or board-eligible) ophthalmologist to provide uveitis ophthalmology services to our patients. Our uveitis team is well supported by the ready availability of physicians in every ophthalmic subspecialty.
ABOUT WHEATON EYE CLINIC: Wheaton Eye Clinic is a nationally recognized multi-subspecialty ophthalmology practice located in the Chicago suburbs with five offices and a single specialty surgery center. Our 30 ophthalmologists and 8 optometrists provide nearly 150,000 patient visits annually. Wheaton Eye Clinic is highly respected in the community and has superb relationships with providers and health systems.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent compensation/benefit package including malpractice insurance, health insurance, LTD and 401K.
If interested, please email a CV to: Rcechura@wheatoneye.com
The Department of Ophthalmology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN is seeking a full-time Uveitis Specialist desiring to pursue a career in an academic setting. Candidates must have completed a board approved 3- or 4- year ophthalmology residency and a 1-year clinical uveitis fellowship. In addition, candidates should have clinical excellence, a strong commitment to teaching residents and fellows, and an interest in clinical or basic science research. M.D. required, research background or Ph.D. is helpful. Rank and salary will be commensurate with years of experience and accomplishments.
Interested individuals should electronically send their curriculum vitae with a cover letter and contact information to Stephen J. Kim, MD at Stephen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephen Kim, MD
Vanderbilt Eye Institute
2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
The Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
International Ophthalmology Position: Short-term or longer
Seeking qualified ophthalmologist for a position in Liberia supporting an NIH study examining survivors of Ebola Virus Disease. Time commitment: at least one month, with option for longer. We are working out of a fully renovated eye clinic, outfitted with all new, state-of-the art equipment, supported by a 6-member eye-care staff of technicians, nurses, and an administrative specialist. The clinic is co-located with a larger study in which comprehensive medical evaluations are performed. This study is being conducted in partnership with the Liberian Ministry of Health. The local language in Liberia is English.
The ophthalmologist hired will be expected to perform comprehensive eye examinations of Liberian study participants, both controls and Ebola survivors, initiating medical treatment as indicated, and referring surgical cases for care by our Liberian partners. He or she will oversee the eye clinic team and remain in close communication with the study co-leads, who are ophthalmologists at NIH and the Wilmer Eye Institute. On-site orientation will be provided, and the study co-leads will periodically join in clinic to examine patients and analyze findings. The ophthalmologist will be joined in clinic by Liberian ophthalmology partners who also participate in the study. Excellent attention to detail in examination and charting is essential. Ophthalmologists will receive training on and be expected to use the Cirrus OCT machine as well as simple digital photography equipment.
Interested applicants should hold a current U.S. medical license, have completed an accredited U.S. ophthalmology training program, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, examination, and patient care skills. The ideal candidate will be excited to work in a developing country, helping classify, treat, and understand the myriad ophthalmic changes that affect Ebola survivors. Personal health risks are low, as all study participants are recovered from Ebola and no invasive ocular procedures will be performed. Accommodations are provided at an Embassy-sanctioned modern hotel with all standard western amenities, including: large, clean, air–conditioned rooms, clean modern bathrooms, laundry service, gym and large outdoor pool, quality restaurant, transportation, and internet which is variably reliable. Travel to and from the U.S. is provided via commercial carrier. Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Start date as early as winter 2015, with later dates also possible. Applicants should possess a current passport, and will require approximately 3 weeks to acquire a visa and complete immunizations and a travel medicine appointment.
If interested, please send a brief cover letter and CV, with at least three recent references, to email@example.com. We will be happy to respond to questions by email or phone.
Rachel J. Bishop, MD, MPH Allen O. Eghrari, MD
National Eye Institute Wilmer Eye Institute
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