Cornea (CHS) Clinical Faculty position

University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a full-time cornea clinical faculty position.

This open position is on the CHS (Clinical Health Sciences) track, which consists of 80% clinical and 20% educational/research/scholarly/administrative activities. We have strong cornea fellowship and ophthalmology residency programs that provide great opportunities for teaching and mentorship. We operate at a highly-efficient ambulatory surgery center that allows for continued practice growth. We serve patients referred from large catchment area throughout the state of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

We are a large, robust, and still-growing department with excellent work-life balance, highly collegial atmosphere, competitive salary, and extraordinary benefits. Our culture of inclusive excellence emphasizes that everyone on our team is valued for what they each contribute to our shared departmental missions. Towards this goal, we provide ample opportunities for faculty to succeed and grow following their goals and ambitions, with the support of our dedicated clinical and administrative leadership and staff.

Furthermore, we are ranked in the top 25 for NIH funding and are situated on the main campus of a large, world-class university in the flourishing, mid-size city of Madison, Wisconsin. Madison is consistently included as one of the top-10 places to live in the U.S. (#1 in 2022 according to with its immensely rich range of year-round outdoor activities (i.e., biking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, etc.), thriving culinary scene, and vibrant cultural life. We offer an affordable and family-friendly lifestyle with safe, tree-lined neighborhood streets, innumerable public parks, a 1,200- acre arboretum, 12-acre botanical garden, and 5 beautiful lakes.

Candidates must be currently completing or have completed a cornea fellowship, are Board Certified/ Board Eligible, and have completed residency training in an U.S. Ophthalmology Accredited Program.

How to Apply

If you are interested in learning more, please send any inquiries, CV, and Cover Letter to the Cornea Faculty Search Committee Chair, Sarah Nehls, MD (


Sarah Nehls, MD

2870 University Ave, Suite 206
MC 9090
Madison, WI 53705
United States

Posting #

2022-12-02 (AdID:871)