Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Cornea/Anterior Segment Specialist)

McGovern Medical School
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University of Texas Health Science Center Houston

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (, McGovern Medical School(, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston( is seeking to add a board-certified or eligible fellowship-trained cornea specialist, with refractive surgery experience.

Consideration will be given to applicants with an interest in clinical or basic research and comes with the opportunity to participate in our educational program including medical students, residents, and fellows.

The University of Texas has an extremely stimulating environment with unparalleled opportunity. The department offers competitive salaries and extensive benefits for our faculty.

Position Key Accountabilities:

This is 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 Clinic, 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 the potential for tenure. Appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level will be determined in accordance with experience.


Applicants should have completed fellowship training or equivalent in the cornea, 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 the 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.

How to Apply

Potential applicants must apply through UTHealth’s career webpage at:


Mrs. Kimberly Soza

6400 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
United States


This is a security-sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code #51.215. A 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.

Posting #

2022-07-11 (AdID:759)