Uveitis Clinician Scientist
Michigan Medicine’s Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to improving lives around the world by enhancing vision. Located in culturally rich southeastern Michigan, the department has over 100 clinical and research faculty members and more than 500 employees in 10 different locations surrounding beautiful Ann Arbor locations. The department is deliberate in fostering a culture centered around the guiding principles of teamwork, caring, integrity, inclusivity, and innovation.
The University of Michigan School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is seeking outstanding physician-scientist candidates with dual fellowship training in uveitis and retina and a clinical or basic research focus on uveitis and ocular inflammation. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a clinical practice and an independent research program in visual sciences with a primary appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology and a joint appointment in an appropriate basic science department (if applicable). Applicants focused on translational study of disease mechanisms are sought.
The candidate will be expected to participate in research and graduate education as well as in departmental efforts in education in ophthalmology and visual sciences. Additional teaching duties may be associated with a joint appointment in a basic science department. For appropriate candidates there is an opportunity to lead the Uveitis Section. The University of Michigan Medical School provides an outstanding academic environment for all areas of biomedical sciences and has for many years been a leading center for research in ophthalmology and visual sciences. Vision research at the University of Michigan is supported by a Vision Core grant supporting outstanding facilities and an NEI-funded training grant for graduate students and fellows in eye research.
The position is for the instructional tenure track and is full-time. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please address inquires and send cover letter and curriculum vitae to Ms. Wendy Mrdjenovich email@example.com and cc: Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful candidates will have an MD ± PhD degree, or equivalent, in areas as described above. Documentation of scholarly ability and achievement (record of publications in peer-reviewed journals; record of acquisition of external funding for research programs, detailed research plan, collaborative research experience) is expected. Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated interest in graduate and post-doctoral education and possess critical teaching skills.
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How to Apply
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