Vitreoretinal Specialist - Open Rank Faculty
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-01-07
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a tenure-eligible faculty position specializing in Vitreo-retinal Disease and Surgery. The department currently serves as the ophthalmic referral center for central and western Virginia and parts of West Virginia, North Carolina, and eastern Tennessee. The abundance of patient volume provides excellent opportunities for advancement in ophthalmology. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.
This position will remain open until filled.
Please complete an application on line, and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three references to your application.
For information about the application process, please contact Jenny Hinebaugh at (434) 924-1941 or [email protected]
- Teaching - Teaching encompasses all activities that directly facilitate student learning, including the contact hours spent in the classroom, office hours, class preparation, grading, answering student email, student advising, evaluating and making available course materials, facilitating e-learning and related duties.
- Research - The research component of an assistant professor position normally includes scholarly publication, attending academic conferences and obtaining grants. More senior scholars often take leadership roles in scholarly associations and act as editors, board members and referees for grant-giving organizations, academic presses and scholarly journals.
- Service - University service involves membership in departmental, college-level and university committees, attending departmental meetings, student recruitment and processing routine paperwork such as filling out reports, answering email, participating in surveys and voting in university elections.
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: MD or equivalent by appointment start date
Experience: Candidate must have completed a fellowship in retina. The incumbent must be committed to a career in academic medicine and interested in combining clinical practice with resident education and/or research.
Licensure: American Board of Ophthalmology certified or board-eligibleThe University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.