UMass Memorial Medical Group, the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified fellowship trained Cornea and External Diseases of the Eye Specialist. The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences is growing its services to help fill a need in a community of over one million people in central Massachusetts. This unique opportunity allows the right candidate to establish and develop the only major academic cornea practice in the area.
The position is full-time
Academic rank and salary are commensurate with training and experience
Join a vibrant growing academic program based in a new Eye Center
Build a new service line as part of UMass Medical School
Located in Central Massachusetts, just forty miles west of Boston, Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts and in New England. Worcester and the surrounding area have a strong and diverse economic base with family oriented communities offering excellent school systems.
UMass Memorial Health Care is the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts. We are the clinical partner of UMass Medical School, with access to the latest technology, research and clinical trials. In addition to our fully equipped medical centers, our system also includes home health and hospice programs, behavioral health programs and community-based physician practices. UMass Memorial is in Central Massachusetts and is close to all the lifestyle benefits of New England including Boston, Cape Cod and numerous other surrounding recreational areas.
POSITION TO BE FILLED BY JULY 2018, APPLY NOW!
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to:
Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD Professor and Chair Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Medical Center
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMMGrecognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectivesand backgrounds.
Board Eligible/Board Certified fellowship trained Cornea and External Diseases of the Eye
Internal Number: 180417
About UMASS MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE
The Mission of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is to improve the health and vision of the residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by providing the highest quality, most readily accessible, and cost-effective patient care.The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences actively contributes to national and international efforts to eliminate blindness through excellence in education, exceptional teaching programs, and cutting-edge vision research.
Our highly trained UMass Eye Doctors are dedicated and committed to providing the highest quality of ethical medical care to the people of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Our nationally awarded UMass Eye Researchers engage in innovative projects both to better understand blindness causing diseases and to find practical new solutions to preserve vision. All of our UMass Eye Educators are committed academicians: driven, full-time University of Massachusetts Medical School professors, who devote their entire lives and professional careers to honorable academic values.
We value transparency and enjoy sharing our knowledge, our skills, and our expertise with... patients, medical students, residents, fellows, and our colleagues in practice and in academia, both locally and around the globe. The UMass Eye Care Staff works together as a collaborative team. We aim to provide our patients with the best possible eye care experience, to support out patients’ families, and to answer any questions.
I invite you to join us, trust us with your eye care, and support our academic mission. Please join UMass Eye Community to help us achieve our goals for the benefit of the people of Massachusetts.
Shlomit Schaal, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Massachusetts Medical School