Assistant Professor Surgical Retina

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a fellowship-trained, BC/BE full-time faculty member in the area of surgical retina.  Expected rank for this position will be Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank and tenure status will be commensurate with selected candidate’s experience.  Both clinician-educators and clinician-scientists are welcome to apply.  Additional training in uveitis or oncology would be an asset, but not required.

The qualified applicant will be expected to provide outstanding clinical care, participate actively in the residency training program, and perform clinical or basic science research. The School of Medicine has an active compensation plan which includes incentives and bonuses. The School of Medicine is affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical System which includes the University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Midtown Campus, as well as several others.

The campus is located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, right near Camden Yards and M&T Bank Football Stadium. It is only minutes away from the Inner Harbor, Maryland Science Center and National Aquarium. Baltimore offers many outstanding attractions, from fine arts and orchestras to professional sports teams, first-class dining and shopping, and numerous historical sites. Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City are within easy reach, as are beaches to the East and mountains to the West. Educational excellence abounds, as do family-friendly neighborhoods and urban living options.

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please submit a cover letter and a recent CV, including names and contact information of three references to the following link:

For additional questions after application, please contact:

Lisa Schocket, MD
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine
419 W. Redwood Street, Suite 470
Baltimore, MD 21201


Deborah Bruce

419 W. Redwood Street
Suite 470
Baltimore, MD 21201
United States


UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.  We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

Posting #

2024-06-03 (AdID:1224)