Glaucoma Clinician Research (MD) Tenure Track or Glaucoma Researcher (PhD) Tenure
Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, UW-Madison, School of Medice and Public Health
April 11, 2018
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Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health is actively recruiting eithera board-certified/eligible glaucoma ophthalmic clinician-scientist or a full-time glaucoma vision research scientist to join our faculty. This is an open-rank, full-time position on the Tenure track. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.
Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates for Associate Professor or Professor rank must meet criteria for appointment as described in the UW Biological Sciences Divisional Committee guidelines for appointment and promotion on the Tenure track.
All faculty are required to participate in department and Medical School committees as assigned and perform professional, university and community service as appropriate to the faculty rank.
The clinical or basic science researcher will be supported with start-up funds. Candidates for the physician-scientist must hold an MD degree and be board-certified (or board-eligible if within five years of residency completion) in ophthalmology. PhD is preferred. This position comprises clinical activity at the UW Hospital and Clinics and other sites. The hired ophthalmologist will teach and mentor residents, fellows and medical students. Completion of a clinical fellowship in glaucoma is required. Base salary compensation is through the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For the clinician researcher, additional compensation is from the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, the clinical arm of the University of Wisconsin Health system.
Glaucoma Researcher – Tenure Track - PVL 93171
Candidates for to the research scientist position must hold a PhD with a research interest in ocular imaging, cell and molecular biology, immunology, genetics, therapeutics, stem cells, or physiology. A minimum of a two-year post-doctoral research fellowship in glaucoma or a related field is also required. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the department’s existing glaucoma research, education and service endeavors. The successful candidate will develop and establish an independent research program; pursue and obtain intra- and extramural funding for their research program; and teach a variety of learners including graduate and post-doc students as well as mentor residents and trainees.
For additional position information, please contact Robert Nickells, firstname.lastname@example.org 265-6037.
For assistance in applying, please contact LINDA BREI, email@example.com 608-262-0496.
Robert W. Nickells, PhD
Frederick A. Davis Professor of Ophthalmology
571A Medical Sciences Center
1300 University Ave
Madison WI 53706
Additional Salary Information: If an MD is hired, the faculty member will have a glaucoma clinical practice
If a PhD is hired, the faculty member will be 100% research
Internal Number: PVL 92225 OR PVL 93171
About Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, UW-Madison, School of Medice and Public Health
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences /UW Health Ophthalmology is a national leader in health care and a global leader in vision research. Patients come from throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest, and globally to receive care in our facilities. Faculty represent all of the subspecialties in ophthalmology. Current faculty are highly productive clinically and very active in academic endeavors, both nationally and internationally.