Job Openings

  • 2017-03-15 16:21 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    Dean McGee Eye Institute

    University of Oklahoma

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Uveitis – Assistant/Associate/Professor

    The Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI)/University of Oklahoma (OU) is seeking a talented ophthalmologist with fellowship training in Anterior and Posterior Uveitis and an interest in pursuing a career in an Institute/Department with robust patient volumes, excellent clinical and basic research opportunities, faculty participation in an outstanding residency program, and state-of-the-art facilities. 

    The Institute provides more than 185,000 total patient visits annually and has recently completed a $47 million, 78,000-square-foot building expansion. The Department houses many National Institutes of Health-funded investigators greatly interested in collaboration and translational research. An outstanding Clinical Trials Unit also is available. Many of the faculty serve in national leadership positions. Salary support is highly competitive.

    Oklahoma City, with a population of over 600,000 and a metropolitan area of 1.3 million, is experiencing a major downtown renaissance and enjoys a low cost of living and unemployment rate, lots of sunshine, and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities (including NBA Thunder basketball).

    Candidates must have completed an ophthalmology residency and a uveitis fellowship,  be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Oklahoma, and be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

    Individuals interested in this exceptional opportunity in a vibrant mid-sized city and growing Institute with a supportive departmental culture should send a CV and cover letter to: 

    Gregory L. Skuta, MD

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Edward L. Gaylord Professor and Chair

    c/o Michelle Holt

    Dean McGee Eye Institute

    608 Stanton L. Young Blvd.

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104


    Email: michelle-holt@dmei.org

    Phone: 405.271.6363

    FAX: 405.271.3013

    Website: www.dmei.org

    The Dean McGee Eye Institute and the University of Oklahoma are affirmative action/equal opportunity institutions/employers.




  • 2017-03-03 07:36 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    The Department of Ophthalmology of the Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago is seeking a full-time, fellowship-trained Uveitis subspecialty trained Ophthalmologist to join our department at the rank of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor on the non-tenure eligible Clinician-Educator track. The Northwestern University Department of Ophthalmology is composed of an outstanding group of full time faculty members based on the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Campus.  

    Applicants must have graduated from a fully-accredited ophthalmology residency training program, completed subspecialty fellowship training, be board certified/ eligible and be able to obtain licensure in the state of Illinois.  Salary and rank will be based on experience and credentials.  Responsibilities will include teaching and clinical patient care. In addition to a record of clinical excellence, the ideal candidate should have an interest in clinical and translational research and an overall commitment to our academic mission. 

    The proposed start date is June 1, 2017   In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 30, 2017. 

    Inquiries and curriculum vitae should be directed to:

    Debra Goldstein, MD

    Search Committee Chair

    Professor, Department of Ophthalmology 

    645 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 440

    Chicago, IL 60611

    debra.goldstein@northwestern.edu

    Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

  • 2017-02-23 17:06 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    This position has been filled.

  • 2016-11-06 11:11 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    Uveitis Specialist

    POSITION DESCRIPTION: Wheaton Eye Clinic seeks a well trained, board certified (or board-eligible) ophthalmologist to provide uveitis ophthalmology services to our patients. Our uveitis team is well supported by the ready availability of physicians in every ophthalmic subspecialty. 

    ABOUT WHEATON EYE CLINIC: Wheaton Eye Clinic is a nationally recognized multi-subspecialty ophthalmology practice located in the Chicago suburbs with five offices and a single specialty surgery center.  Our 30 ophthalmologists and 8 optometrists provide nearly 150,000 patient visits annually. Wheaton Eye Clinic is highly respected in the community and has superb relationships with providers and health systems. 

    Additional Salary Information: Excellent compensation/benefit package including malpractice insurance, health insurance, LTD and 401K.


    If interested, please email a CV to: Rcechura@wheatoneye.com

    Principals only. 

  • 2016-05-18 22:13 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    The Department of Ophthalmology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN is seeking a full-time Uveitis Specialist desiring to pursue a career in an academic setting. Candidates must have completed a board approved 3- or 4- year ophthalmology residency and a 1-year clinical uveitis fellowship. In addition, candidates should have clinical excellence, a strong commitment to teaching residents and fellows, and an interest in clinical or basic science research. M.D. required, research background or Ph.D. is helpful. Rank and salary will be commensurate with years of experience and accomplishments. 

    Interested individuals should electronically send their curriculum vitae with a cover letter and contact information to Stephen J. Kim, MD at Stephen.j.kim@vanderbilt.edu. 


    Stephen Kim, MD

    Vanderbilt Eye Institute

    2311 Pierce Avenue

    Nashville, TN 37232

    Phone: 615-936-7126

    FAX: 615-936-1540

    E-mail: Stephen.j.kim@vanderbilt.edu


    The Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


  • 2015-12-23 17:06 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    International Ophthalmology Position: Short-term or longer

    Seeking qualified ophthalmologist for a position in Liberia supporting an NIH study examining survivors of Ebola Virus Disease. Time commitment: at least one month, with option for longer. We are working out of a fully renovated eye clinic, outfitted with all new, state-of-the art equipment, supported by a 6-member eye-care staff of technicians, nurses, and an administrative specialist. The clinic is co-located with a larger study in which comprehensive medical evaluations are performed. This study is being conducted in partnership with the Liberian Ministry of Health. The local language in Liberia is English.

    The ophthalmologist hired will be expected to perform comprehensive eye examinations of Liberian study participants, both controls and Ebola survivors, initiating medical treatment as indicated, and referring surgical cases for care by our Liberian partners. He or she will oversee the eye clinic team and remain in close communication with the study co-leads, who are ophthalmologists at NIH and the Wilmer Eye Institute.  On-site orientation will be provided, and the study co-leads will periodically join in clinic to examine patients and analyze findings. The ophthalmologist will be joined in clinic by Liberian ophthalmology partners who also participate in the study. Excellent attention to detail in examination and charting is essential. Ophthalmologists will receive training on and be expected to use the Cirrus OCT machine as well as simple digital photography equipment.

    Interested applicants should hold a current U.S. medical license, have completed an accredited U.S. ophthalmology training program, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, examination, and patient care skills.  The ideal candidate will be excited to work in a developing country, helping classify, treat, and understand the myriad ophthalmic changes that affect Ebola survivors. Personal health risks are low, as all study participants are recovered from Ebola and no invasive ocular procedures will be performed. Accommodations are provided at an Embassy-sanctioned modern hotel with all standard western amenities, including: large, clean, air–conditioned rooms, clean modern bathrooms, laundry service, gym and large outdoor pool, quality restaurant, transportation, and internet which is variably reliable. Travel to and from the U.S. is provided via commercial carrier. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

    Start date as early as winter 2015, with later dates also possible. Applicants should possess a current passport, and will require approximately 3 weeks to acquire a visa and complete immunizations and a travel medicine appointment.  

    If interested, please send a brief cover letter and CV, with at least three recent references, to evdstudy@gmail.com.  We will be happy to respond to questions by email or phone.

    Rachel J. Bishop, MD, MPH                                                     Allen O. Eghrari, MD

    National Eye Institute                                                              Wilmer Eye Institute

  • 2015-12-23 08:00 | Russell Read (Administrator)


    UVEITIS/RETINA SPECIALIST COLUMBUS, OHIO:  Retina and Uveitis practice in Columbus, Ohio is seeking a full-time Board certified/Eligible physician to join this busy independent private practice. 

    This excellent opportunity is to join a well established 5- physician, 4-office practice serving the Central Ohio and surrounding counties area for over 25 years.

    Surgical services are delivered in a state-of-the-art, 8 OR, Ambulatory Surgery Center that is located in the same building as this practice providing convenience and outstanding patient centered care.

    The group is affiliated with The Ohio State University Havener Eye Institute.  Our main office is located in the heart of Downtown Columbus, and close to the university campus.

    Timeline: Fellowship completion within the next 2-3 years

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package as well as an opportunity for full partnership.

    Please forward CV to:

    The Retina Group Inc.

    Attn:  Practice Administrator

    262 Neil Ave STE 220

    Columbus Ohio 43215

    Phone: 614-464-3937 x 2236

    Fax: 614-464-0088

    E-mail: pmjpm@aol.com

  • 2015-10-21 06:24 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    State of the art Retina practice in the New Orleans area seeking a Medical Retina Uveitis specialist for an outstanding opportunity to join our practice. Please contact Beau Boraks, MHSA, Senior Practice Administrator at 504-888-7771 or beauboraks@bellsouth.net

  • 2015-09-04 11:31 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    The Duke University School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology is accepting applications for a highly qualified, full-time specialist in Uveitis and Vitreoretinal Surgery, Medical Retina, or Anterior Segment Surgery.  Candidates must have successfully completed a fully accredited ophthalmology residency training program and be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  Applicants should have also completed a broad-based fellowship in Uveitis and additional subspecialty fellowship(s) as appropriate.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy and diverse practice that includes tertiary patient care, clinical research, translational research and teaching opportunities in an accredited residency program and an established fellowship program.  This position includes an academic appointment in the Duke University School of Medicine.

     

    A team-oriented attitude, excellent clinical skills, teaching acumen, and interest in research leading to publication are required. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV and a list of 3 references to Duke Eye Center Chairman’s Office, c/o Mike Flintosh, via email to mike.flintosh@duke.edu

    Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

  • 2015-07-31 11:50 | Russell Read (Administrator)

    Seeking qualified ophthalmologist for a one-to-four-month position in Liberia supporting an NIH study examining survivors of Ebola Virus Disease. We are working out of a newly renovated eye clinic, outfitted with all new, state-of-the art equipment, supported by a 6-member eye-care staff of technicians, nurses, and an administrative specialist. The clinic is co-located with a larger study in which comprehensive medical evaluations are performed. This study is being conducted in partnership with the Liberian Ministry of Health. The local language in Liberia is English.


    The ophthalmologist hired will be expected to perform comprehensive eye examinations of Liberian study participants, both controls and Ebola survivors, initiating medical treatment as indicated, and referring surgical cases for care by our Liberian partners. He or she will oversee the eye clinic team and remain in close communication with the study co-leads, who are ophthalmologists at NIH and the Wilmer Eye Institute.  Upon hiring, the co-leads will conduct on-site orientation, and will periodically join in clinic to examine patients and analyze findings. The ophthalmologist will be joined in clinic by Liberian ophthalmology partners who also participate in the study. Excellent attention to detail in examination and charting is essential. Ophthalmologists will receive training on and be expected to use the Cirrus and Spectralis OCT machines (basic functions) as well as simple digital photography equipment.


    Interested applicants should hold a current U.S. medical license, have completed an accredited U.S. ophthalmology training program, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, examination, and patient care skills.  The ideal candidate will be excited to work in a developing country, helping classify, treat, and understand the myriad ophthalmic changes that appear to affect Ebola survivors. Personal health risks are low, as all study participants are recovered from Ebola and no invasive ocular procedures will be performed. Accommodations are provided at an Embassy-sanctioned modern hotel with all standard western amenities, including: large, clean, air–conditioned rooms, clean modern bathrooms, laundry service, gym and large outdoor pool, quality restaurant, transportation, and internet which is variably reliable. Travel to and from the U.S. is provided via commercial carrier. Compensation is commensurate with experience.


    Start date as early as September 2015, with later dates also possible. Applicants should possess a current passport, and will require approximately 3 weeks to acquire a visa and complete immunizations and a travel medicine appointment.  


    If interested, please send a brief cover letter and CV, with at least three recent references, to evdstudy@gmail.com.  We will be happy to respond to questions by email or phone.


     Rachel J. Bishop, MD, MPH Allen O. Eghrari, MD 
     National Eye Institute  Wilmer Eye Institute

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