Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, Clinical

Columbia, MO
Feb 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Pediatric Ophthalmologist - Academic

The Mason Eye Institute and University of Missouri School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, invite qualified applicants to apply for a full-time faculty position in pediatric ophthalmology. In 2012 clinical space was doubled with the opening of University Eye Institute East. The successful candidate will not only enjoy a brand new facility, but inherit an established, robust clinical and surgical practice. Competitive salary, rank and track will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

The Mason Eye Institute is part of University Hospital and Clinics and is affiliated with the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Administration Hospital, located across the street from University Hospital. Our active research program encompasses both the basic and clinical sciences. Five fulltime faculty PhD researchers are involved in diverse areas of research. As one of few institutions in the country with colleges of medicine, veterinary medicine, agriculture, engineering, nursing, and health professions on one campus there is ample opportunity for innovative collaboration.

In addition to excellent clinical and surgical skills, education of residents and medical students is integral to this position. We have a fully accredited residency program accepting three residents per year.


Candidate must be BC/BE in Ophthalmology with fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology. Candidate must be eligible for unrestricted licensure in Missouri.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and contact information including email addresses for three references. If you have questions about the online application process, please consult our Human Resources website or call (573)882-7976. For additional information about this positions, please contact:

Dean Hainsworth, MD

C/o Sue Mussatt, RN, CLVT
University of Missouri
Department of Ophthalmology
Phone: (573)882-7389


Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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