Medical Retina and/or Vitreoretinal Surgery

University of Michigan Medical School
Ophthalmology/Kellogg Eye Center

University of Michigan


Michigan Medicine’s Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to improving lives around the world by enhancing vision. Located in culturally rich and diverse Ann Arbor, the department has over 100 clinical and research faculty and more than 500 employees in 10 different locations in Southeast Michigan. The department is deliberate in fostering a culture centered around Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, inclusion, innovation, and integrity.

We are seeking outstanding candidates with fellowship training in medical retina and/or vitreoretinal surgery and a clinical or basic research focus on retinal diseases. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a clinical medical and/or surgical retina practice and an independent clinical, basic, or translational research program in visual sciences with a primary appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology. A joint appointment in an appropriate basic science department will be considered for applicable candidates.

The candidate will be expected to participate in departmental educational programs in ophthalmology and visual sciences. Additional teaching duties may be associated with a joint appointment in a basic science department. The University of Michigan Medical School provides an outstanding academic environment for all areas of biomedical sciences and has for many years been a leading center for research in ophthalmology and visual sciences. Vision research at the University of Michigan is supported by a Vision Core grant supporting outstanding facilities and an NEI-funded training grant for graduate students and fellows in eye research.

The position is full-time and is for either instructional tenure or clinical track.


Required Qualifications

Successful candidates will have an MD ± PhD degree, or equivalent, in areas as described above. Documentation of scholarly ability and achievement (record of publications in peer-reviewed journals; record of acquisition of external funding for research programs, collaborative research experience) is expected. Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated interest in graduate and post-doctoral education and possess critical teaching skills.


Background Screening

The University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.


U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

How to Apply

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please address inquiries to Jill Bixler MD, Search Lead, WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105, or at and cc: Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, At and Wendy Mrdjenovich at


Dr. Jill Bixler

1000 Wall Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
United States

Posting #

2024-03-14 (AdID:1185)