Clincal Faculty Position in Small Animal Clinical Ophthalmology

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Clincal Faculty Position in Small Animal Clinical Ophthalmology

Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Mar 13, 2020

The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine invites applications for a clinical faculty position in Ophthalmology.  The position may be offered at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, in the Academic Clinician track of the Associated Faculty.

The small animal ophthalmology program at Penn Vet currently consists of 4 boarded-certified ophthalmologists (3 ACVO, 1 ECVO Diplomates), 2 residents-in-training, 2 full-time CVT’s and 1 nursing assistant.  The hospital is a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment with an excellent nursing staff and residents. The School is located amid a vibrant urban neighborhood that offers an abundance of cultural resources including music, art, theatres, and fine dining (


Candidates must have a veterinary degree and must be a Diplomate of the American or European College of Veterinary Ophthalmology.  Salary will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience. Applications will be considered until an appropriate candidate is identified.   The successful candidate will be responsible for didactic, laboratory and clinical teaching of veterinary medical students, participation in patient care, supervision of residents and continuing education for veterinarians and related stakeholders. A minimum of eighty percent (80%) of the allocated position’s time (42 clinic weeks) will be devoted to clinical service in Ophthalmology, with the remaining portion dedicated to scholarly activities such as teaching, and administrative and school responsibilities

Application Instructions:

Though negotiable, the anticipated start date of the position is July 1, 2020. Interested applicants should apply online at Penn’s HR website via Interfolio (add the link when the position is posted). The system will prompt you to attach a letter of interest including a brief statement of personal goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, phone, and email information for three professional references.  The letters should be directed to Dr. Debbie Mandell, Search Committee Chair at [email protected].  Questions regarding the position should be directed to Peggy Alfarano, Coordinator at [email protected]





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Posted: 3/19/2020
Application Due: 12/18/2020
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