Comprehensive Surgeon - Assistant/Associate Professor

Yale University School of Medicine
Ophthalmology and Visual Science

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Yale School of Medicine is expanding the clinical practice and seeks an outstanding Comprehensive trained Ophthalmologist for one available position as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, the rank will be based on experience. The department is rapidly growing its clinical footprint and seeking a candidate to join our team. Candidates who have additional training in an anterior segment subspecialty such as cornea, refractive surgery, glaucoma, etc. will also be considered.

The department has a long-standing tradition of excellence in clinical care and research in multiple subspecialty areas of ophthalmology. Our faculty provides clinical services for patients at Yale Medicine Ophthalmology, the Dana Clinic at Yale New Haven Hospital, and the West Haven Veterans Affairs Hospital. We have a strong and competitive residency program, which consists of 15 residents, along with two fellowship programs.

The Department is affiliated with the Yale New Haven Health System, a growing healthcare system including Yale-New Haven Hospital, Saint Raphael’s Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. We have outpatient offices in New Haven, Guilford, Norwalk, Madison, Waterford, Greenwich, and Stratford. The Department is expanding into Fairfield County, New London County, and beyond. Our department is growing, with plans to double its clinical and academic footprint over five years, adding multiple new clinical and research faculty members to coincide with this geographic expansion.

This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates who are interested in building a solid career in academic medicine in a superb setting for clinical practice, education, and research. The ideal candidate will be devoted to clinical excellence and have a firm commitment to the education of residents and medical students. Candidates should have an MD degree and be board certified or board eligible in ophthalmology and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Connecticut.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Should you have any questions, please reach out to Debra Kieslich, MBA (


Please submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vita, and three references.

All application materials should be submitted electronically to:


Dr. Lucian V. Del Priore, MD, PhD, MA

40 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510
United States


Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Posting #

2024-07-02 (AdID:1246)