Vitreoretinal Surgeon

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 519935
Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession
Department:29150000 - MD-OPHTHALMOLOGY

Classification Title:

Vitreoretinal Surgeon (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)

Job Description:

Salary and rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience. The College of Medicine also has an active faculty compensation plan which includes incentives and bonuses. Employer will assist with relocation costs. This position will be either clinical track or tenure track depending upon qualifications. The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide clinical evaluation/treatment and surgical intervention of vitreoretinal diseases

  • Work with current faculty to provide a training environment for medical residents and students

  • Create, enhance and maintain a prompt, patient friendly, cost effective clinical service

  • Actively participate in teaching conferences, lectures, grand rounds, journal club and any other related meetings

  • Participate in after hours and emergency on-call coverage

  • Undertake clinics outside Gainesville as required

  • Perform research responsibilities as assigned

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Completion of an approved ophthalmic residency program as well as postgraduate fellowship training in retina/vitreous diseases and surgery. Board certification or eligibility, and eligibility for unrestricted licensure in Florida are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Qualifications, in addition to clinical expertise and excellent surgical skills, include a strong commitment to teaching and resident/fellow training.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply through the Careers at UF website at A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation are required.

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

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approval by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

This is a time limited position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 10 Jan 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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