Assistant Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology

University of California, Davis
UC Davis Eye Center (Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Science)

The University of California, Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis Eye Center, is seeking a full-time faculty member with special expertise in Pediatric Ophthalmology. This position will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in the Clinical X series. The position is designed for an individual who will be active in both clinical care and basic/clinical research. The candidate must have an MD or MD/PhD, be board certified, possess or be eligible for licensure in the state of California, completed a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship program, have an active or the ability to create an independent research program, have teaching experience, and clinical care experience in the pediatric ophthalmology specialty. Additionally, award achievements in outstanding clinical care, published work in relation to pediatric ophthalmology, and/or existing grant funding are preferred. Responsibilities include: clinical patient care, teaching and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows; university service, and a major commitment to basic and/or clinical research with an ability to establish or maintain a funded research program. For more department information, please visit the department website at:

This recruitment is conducted at the assistant/associate rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant/associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

The University of California is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from persons of under-represented groups including women, ethnic minorities, disabled veterans, Vietnam-era veterans, and handicapped persons.

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How to Apply

Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of five references and a statement of contributions to diversity online at:


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Posting #

2019-09-09 (AdID:362)