The Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Washington are currently recruiting for a full-time physician specializing in glaucoma to begin as soon as possible. Candidates must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and have completed ophthalmology residency (or foreign equivalent).
This position will be based primarily at the Veteran’s Administration Puget Sound Healthcare System’s Seattle and American Lake locations, but may include practice at other University of Washington affiliate sites which include Harborview Medical Center or UW Medical Center. This non-tenured, multi-year and12-month service period appointment will be made at rank commensurate with qualifications of Assistant (0113), Associate (0112) or Full Professor (0111). Qualified candidates of all levels of experience will be considered. Candidates must be U.S. citizens.
The successful candidate will have a strong interest in academic ophthalmology with particular emphasis on teaching of residents and medical students. Contributions to scholarship in the field are expected. Applicants must be Board-certified (or foreign equivalent) or Board eligible and eligible for licensure in the State of Washington.
Responsibilities include: clinical care, resident supervision and training in both the outpatient and operating room settings, and teaching of medical students. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to scholarship in ophthalmology. Candidates will be expected to provide glaucoma care, including treatment of consult and emergency patients and surgery at the VAPSHCS and University of Washington affiliated hospitals, which include UWMC and Harborview Medical Center.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cv to address below or email to:
Deborah Lam, MD Chief of Ophthalmology / Eye Care Services Department of Ophthalmology VA Puget Sound Healthcare System 1660 South Columbian Way S112-OPH Seattle, WA 98108-1597
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The University of Washington, a Recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.The VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington are affirmative action and equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.