Vitreoretinal Specialist

University of Missouri
Department of Ophthalmology/Mason Eye Institute

The Mason Eye Institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia is seeking a full-time fellowship trained vitreoretinal specialist to join our expanding department.  The position will hold the title of Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Ophthalmology, clinical or tenure track, commensurate with academic experience. 

Duties will include clinical practice as well as the education of residents, fellows and medical students.  Responsibilities also include research collaboration and rotating call coverage for MU Health Care facilities and the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital. 


All candidates must be certified or eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology.


Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at


How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply online at and attach a letter of interest, their curriculum vitae, and three references with contact information. 

For additional information about this position please contact:

Frederick W. Fraunfelder, MD MBA
Chairman and Professor of Ophthalmology



Frederick W Fraunfelder, MD MBA

1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States


Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving  the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

Posting #

2018-01-05 (AdID:112)