Clinician Educator Positions at Stanford Medicine and Palo Alto Veterans Affairs

Stanford University School of Medicine
Byers Eye Institute

The Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University seeks multiple faculty positions, including a comprehensive ophthalmologist, and a board-certified or board-eligible glaucoma specialist, to join the Department on the Clinician Educator Line, with primary affiliation at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Academic rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have teaching experience. We expect the successful candidate to maintain a clinical practice at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, participate in academic teaching and didactics at Stanford (including giving lectures, assisting in wet lab and small group instruction, and attending academic conferences such as Grand Rounds), and provide point-of-care clinical and surgical teaching to resident and medical student trainees.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply at and include a current CV, statement of interest (to include teaching philosophy), and names of 2-3 professional references.


Dr. Suzann Pershing

2452 Watson Ct.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
United States


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2022-06-17 (AdID:752)