Glaucoma Clinician Researcher or Glaucoma Researcher

University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health is actively recruiting either a board-certified/eligible glaucoma ophthalmic clinician-scientist or a full-time glaucoma vision research scientist to join our faculty. This is an open-rank, full-time position on the Tenure track. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates for Associate Professor or Professor rank must meet criteria for appointment as described in the UW Biological Sciences Divisional Committee guidelines for appointment and promotion on the Tenure track. All faculty are required to participate in department and Medical School committees as assigned and perform professional, university and community service as appropriate to the faculty rank.

Job Requirements

Glaucoma Clinician Researcher– Tenure Track - PVL 92225

The clinical or basic science researcher will be supported with start-up funds. Candidates for the physician-scientist must hold an MD degree and be board-certified (or board-eligible if within five years of residency completion) in ophthalmology. PhD is preferred. This position comprises clinical activity at the UW Hospital and Clinics and other sites. The hired ophthalmologist will teach and mentor residents, fellows and medical students. Completion of a clinical fellowship in glaucoma is required. Base salary compensation is through the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For the clinician researcher, additional compensation is from the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, the clinical arm of the University of Wisconsin Health system.

Glaucoma Researcher – Tenure Track - PVL 93171 Candidates for to the research scientist position must hold a PhD with a research interest in ocular imaging, cell and molecular biology, immunology, genetics, therapeutics, stem cells, or physiology. A minimum of a two-year post-doctoral research fellowship in glaucoma or a related field is also required. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the department’s existing glaucoma research, education and service endeavors. The successful candidate will develop and establish an independent research program; pursue and obtain intra- and extramural funding for their research program; and teach a variety of learners including graduate and post-doc students as well as mentor residents and trainees.

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

The department is a global leader in vision research, consistently ranking in the top tier of NIH funding. Our physicians are recognized leaders in health care delivery and innovation. Patients come from throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest, and globally to receive care in our facilities. Faculty represent all of the subspecialties in ophthalmology.

How to Apply

For consideration, please apply directly to the University of Wisconsin JOBS website at Glaucoma Clinician Researcher PVL 92225 OR Glaucoma Researcher PVL 93171. Please include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional colleagues willing to provide letters of reference.

For additional position information, please contact Robert Nickells, 608 265-6037.

For assistance in applying, please contact LINDA BREI, 608-262-0496.


Robert W. Nickells, PhD Nickells, PhD

2828 Marshall Ct., Suite 200
Madison, WI 53705
United States


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.

Posting #

2018-04-10 (AdID:155)