Academic Vitreoretinal Specialist

University of Chicago
Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Academic Vitreoretinal Specialist

The University of Chicago's Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science is searching for a full-time Assistant Professor. The appointee will provide patient care in the area of medical and surgical retina. Other duties will include resident teaching and supervision of trainees (medical students, residents, retina fellows) and scholarly activity. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.
The appointee will primarily manage patients with medical and surgical vitreoretinal disease. This individual will join a vibrant and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners at UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, the University of Chicago and its affiliates. Interest in Retina Clinical Trials and Macular Degeneration research will be viewed favorably for this position.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) be board certified or eligible in ophthalmology; 4) have completed an ACGME-approved ophthalmology residency or its equivalent; and 5) have completed a two-year vitreoretinal fellowship prior to the proposed start date.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications:  Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled. 

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Marlee Mones, Academic Affairs Specialist

5841 S Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637-1654
United States

Posting #

2022-08-09 (AdID:784)