University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Department of Ophthalmology

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is conducting a global search for its next Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Director of the Hamilton Eye Institute. The Department faculty are nationally and internationally renowned board-certified physicians and scientists specializing in the study and treatment of the eye. The Department currently has 22 core faculty, multiple major DOD and NIH research awards, ample renovated and dedicated clinical and research facilities, a robust education mission, and 7 fully funded endowed chairs plus new multi-million dollar endowments to grow research and education.

The successful candidate must have a MD or its equivalent, board-certification in Ophthalmology, eligibility for licensure in TN, and possess the qualifications to be appointed as Professor, tenure track. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. For a complete position description, please visit Added information on the department can be found at

How to Apply

The Search Committee invites nominations, applications (letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to:

Jacob C. Anderson, Principal
770-804-1996 ext: 111

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to July 18, 2017.



Mr. Jacob C. Anderson

930 Madison Avenue, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38163
United States


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

Posting #

2017-05-24 (AdID:40)