The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Department of Ophthalmology at the Hamilton Eye Institute, and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN are seeking two full time faculty members in the subspecialty of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. The current Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology consists of four full time fellowship-trained Pediatric Ophthalmologists, three Certified Orthoptists, a Pediatric Ophthalmology fellow, two orthoptic students, and one rotating second year Ophthalmology resident. Faculty members have an academic position in the University Of Tennessee Department Of Ophthalmology and a clinical position at University of Tennessee Le Bonheur Pediatric Specialists (ULPS), with opportunities to teach (medical students, residents, fellows, and orthoptic students), engage in research, and care for tertiary/quaternary level patients with childhood eye disease at one the nation’s top children’s hospitals. Qualified candidates must be board certified and/or eligible with completion of an accredited ophthalmology residency program and pediatric ophthalmology fellowship. Faculty rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. Candidates should have an interest and background in the clinical practice of pediatric ophthalmology. Expertise in glaucoma is preferred, but not a prerequisite.
Our institution has a strong clinical and academic program in pediatric ophthalmology, providing clinical care, teaching, and research at the Hamilton Eye Institute and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. We have a dedicated ten lane children’s eye clinic at the Hamilton Eye Institute, a full service eye clinic within Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital (including a diagnostic imaging suite), and two satellite clinics.
UTHSC provides a compensation package that includes a competitive salary and fringe benefits. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
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How to Apply
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and curriculum vitae with three professional references to:
Natalie C. Kerr, MD, FACS, FAAP
930 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
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