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Assistant Professor of Clinical - Ophthalmology, Cornea

Employer
University of Miami
Location
North Miami, FL

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medical Research, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Current Employees:

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CORE JOB SUMMARY

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSOM) is experiencing a period of expansion and is seeking exceptional candidates to join the faculty. The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.

This is a full-time Assistant Professor of Clinical position in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provide ophthalmology medical and surgical services as needed according to service rotation and call schedule. If indicated, will rotate to other sites within the University of Miami Health System according to schedule set by the Chairman and/or Service Director.

  • Be active in the education of residents and medical students in the service.

  • Maintain high clinical quality, productivity and citizenship within the department, e.g., attendance and participation in lectures, rounds, committee assignments, academic activity, etc.

  • Represent the department with clinicians, trainees, and staff who are based at affiliates and referral practices, doing so with professionalism and engagement.

  • Develop referral and educational relationships within the University of Miami Health System and with other practices on the regional and national levels.

  • Develop a regional and eventually national presence as a clinical leader through participation in national and regional meetings.

  • Develop, maintain and, as appropriate, secure funding for academic/research activities, such as translational research, clinical trials and other clinical research.

  • Develop and/or participate in quality assurance protocols and clinical outcome studies for Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

  • Perform administrative and committee responsibilities as assigned from time to time by the Chairman or Service Director, which may include participation in, or organization of, continuing medical education courses in provider area of specialty.

  • Be willing to see patients at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute satellite locations depending on departmental need as determined by the Chairman and Service Director.

  • Expected to abide by and conform to all university policies and procedures including University of Miami Medical Group Bylaws, hospital bylaws, and those policies and procedures required by University agencies, vendors or other third parties. The faculty member is expected to be familiar with the University faculty manual.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Certification and Licensing:

  • The candidate must be board certified/eligible and must have a license to practice medicine in the state of Florida (Florida Medical License or University Medical Certificate)

Current Employees:

If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Faculty-UMMG

Organization

The University of Miami is one of America's top research universities located in one of the most dynamic and multicultural cities in the world.

A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System (“UHealth”) have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation’s top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation. The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service

The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit welcome.miami.edu/about-um to learn more about our points of pride.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019. With more than $413 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually, the University of Miami is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). Only 3 percent of four-year institutions in the nation are invited to join the AAU, which recognizes breadth and quality of research and scholarship. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.

The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.

Transforming lives

With more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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