The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Ophthalmology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks qualified candidates for a faculty position in either the Academic Clinician (non-tenure) or Clinician Educator (non-tenure) track at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Pediatric Ophthalmology. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Candidates must be licensed in Pennsylvania, and licensed or eligible for license in New Jersey; ABO-certified or eligible, AAPOS member or eligible. Three years of Ophthalmology Residency and AAPOS-approved pediatric ophthalmology fellowship are required.
Responsibilities include clinical and surgical activity at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) including management of pediatric eye and vision problems in the outpatient and inpatient settings, including strabismus and strabismus surgery, amblyopia, refractive abnormalities, consultations for other pediatric specialists, and other childhood eye and vision problems. Clinical practice will include extended evening hours and/or weekend sessions and on-call responsibilities. Clinical practice will also include outpatient clinics and outpatient surgery at CHOP Ambulatory Specialty Centers and Ambulatory Surgery Centers in the Philadelphia region, as well as the primary CHOP hospital site.
Academic Clinician Track
Educational responsibilities include teaching pediatric ophthalmology fellows, ophthalmology and pediatric residents, and medical students. Qualified candidates may have the opportunity to participate in collaborative research and quality improvement projects.
Clinician Educator Track
Educational responsibilities include teaching pediatric ophthalmology fellows, ophthalmology and pediatric residents, and medical students. Qualified individuals will have research interests and experience related to visual development, strabismus and eye movements, congenital and childhood eye disorders, or other areas related to pediatric ophthalmology. Current external funding, or strong potential and interest in externally funded research are required.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.
The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply
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