Pediatric Ophthalmologist

University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking a pediatric ophthalmologist to fill a full-time faculty position who will be appointed at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The individual will join the pediatric ophthalmology division and be responsible for patient care on the UCSF campuses. Oversight of inpatient consultations including pediatric neuro-ophthalmology is an important component of the position.


Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent degree. Candidates must hold a California medical license or be eligible for full, unrestricted licensure. Candidates must have completed or are in process of completing fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology. Candidates must have completed fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology by the time of hire. Formal training in pediatric neuro-ophthalmology is desired. Demonstrated teaching competency is essential. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. The successful candidate is required to develop or advance an independent research program in the basic, translational, clinical, or social sciences relevant to pediatric eye disease.

We encourage applications from junior clinician-scientists who are eager to pursue mentored research training supported by an NEI K12 (, K08 or K23 Award with appropriately protected research time.

Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please apply online with a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Contributions to Diversity and Statement of Research, and the contact information of two references at


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University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States


UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Posting #

2021-06-04 (AdID:573)