Glaucoma Specialist

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology/KU Eye Center

At the University of Kansas in Kansas City, Kansas, we are actively recruiting for a full-time Glaucoma Specialists as an assistant, associate or full professor, depending upon qualifications.

Our department is fully accredited with three residents per year and we have faculty full-time in cornea, neuro-ophthalmology, uveitis, vitreoretinal surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology, optometry, oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery and pediatric ophthalmology. The patient need is indeed great and the growing demands on our part-time glaucoma specialist prompt our search. 

Fifteen years ago, our department relocated to a new space with 17,000 sq. ft. in the City of Prairie Village just south of Kansas City, Kansas.   In 2014, we added an on-site KU Eye Surgery and Laser Center, with two ORs and room for a third, a laser suite and four clinical lanes. 

We have online, internet-available imaging, including Humphrey automated visual fields, Heidelberg widefield SpectralDomain OCTs, Zeiss Visucam, IOL Master 700 and Cirrus OCT, Espion E2 Electrophysiology System, Heidelberg confocal system for retina and cornea, iDesign, Konan Endothelial Camera, Zeiss Atlas and Galilei S4 corneal topographers, Optos, VISX IntraLase and refractive laser system, and have fully implemented medical records and imaging software (HEYEX 2 and FORUM).  We also have access to XEN Gel Stent, iStent inject, Microendoscopy and Endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP), Cyclophotocoagulation (CPC) MicroPulse and traditional trabeculectomy tube shunts.

This is an opportunity for clinical or research faculty, as we have growing support from the School of Medicine for both arenas.

Candidates must:

-be licensed in the State of Kansas or eligible for licensure in Kansas

-be either board eligible or board certified in Ophthalmology

-have successfully completed a glaucoma fellowship

-have a demonstrated record of progressively responsible leadership in clinical activities and administrative roles

-have strong organizational skills

-have the ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously

-be able to manage competing and shifting priorities

Desired qualifications:

Academic background involving teaching with interest in clinical or basic research is preferred. Successful experience in growing own research programs with the ability to obtain funding from public and private sources.

How to Apply

You may contact Jason Sokol, MD, Professor & Interim Chairman, through his assistant Deb Kephart at (913) 588-6606 or by e-mail at or personally at To view the full job listing and to apply online, please go to  

We look forward to hearing from you and will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Additionally, be assured that any contact will remain confidential.



Jason Sokol, MD, Professor and Interim Chairman

7400 State Line Rd.
Prairie Village, KS 66208
United States

Posting #

2023-03-20 (AdID:933)