Pediatric & Adult Strabismus Ophthalmology Faculty

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

The University of Iowa Health Care Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has a long-standing history of providing outstanding care for our patients, conducting leading-edge, collaborative research, and educating the next generation of ophthalmologists and vision science researchers. 


The department is seeking faculty for a full-time position in the subspecialty of pediatrics and adult strabismus. Appointment rank may be at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level and to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest and commensurate with experience. The position entails clinical activity at the University of Iowa Health Care university campus and UI Pediatric Specialty Clinic (PSC).


The department currently supports 18 residents and 6 first year interns in the Ophthalmology training program, as well as fellowships in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatric Inherited eye disorders, Glaucoma, Neuro Ophthalmology, Cornea, Oculoplastics and Surgical and Medical Retina. The department has multiple providers conducting clinical research strongly supported by a trials team and institutional resources. In addition to the trials team, the University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research is home to a world class team of scientist aimed at curing blindness.


Education Requirement:

  • Medical doctorate (MD) or equivalent medical degree from an accredited institution.


Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a fully accredited ophthalmology residency.
  • Subspecialty training in pediatrics and adult strabismus.
  • Demonstrated medical and surgical skills in pediatrics and adult strabismus.
  • Demonstrated medical and surgical skills in ROP screening exams and treatment.
  • Demonstrated medical and surgical skills in pediatric cataract.
  • Demonstrated experience with resident and fellow training.
  • Must be eligible to work in the US.


  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Iowa.
  • Must be board certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology within 3 years of hire.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please visit, requisition 75238. 


Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.


Alina Dumitrescu, MD

200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Posting #

2024-06-06 (AdID:1231)