Glaucoma Specialist

UTHealth McGovern Medical School
Robert Cizik Eye Clinic

The University of Texas Health Science Center a Houston, McGovern Medical School is seeking a board eligible or board-certified clinician with fellowship training in glaucoma to join our Department of Ophthalmology. This an academic appointment with research and teaching opportunities and expectations. We are looking for a clinician interested in building a busy practice at our primary location, the Cizik Eye Clinc, located within the Texas Medical Center. Other responsibilities may include resident and/or fellow supervision at our county hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, which is central to and the primary location of our education programs. 


This is an academic track with potential for tenure. Appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be determined in accordance with experience. Applicants must be eligible for a medical license in the state of Texas. The University of Texas has extremely stimulating environment with unparalleled opportunity. The department offers competitive salaries and extensive benefits for our faculty.


Applicants should have completed fellowship training or equivalent in glaucoma, be board certified/eligible in ophthalmology, and be eligible for a medical license in the state of Texas.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. Preferred applicants will possess and demonstrate knowledge or skills such as, excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.

This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code #51.215. The background check will be required for the final candidate.

“UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment‐related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.”

How to Apply

Potential applicants must apply through UTHealth’s career webpage at Only applications received through the online system will be considered.


Carmen Evans, MHA

6400 Fannin, Suite 1800
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Posting #

2023-07-21 (AdID:613)