The University of Washington is currently recruiting for a full-time physician specializing in vitreoretinal diseases to begin next year. Candidates must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and have completed ophthalmology residency (or foreign equivalent) and two years of postgraduate training in medical and surgical vitreoretinal disease.
This position will be based primarily at Harborview Medical Center and at the Karalis Johnson Retina Center in South Lake Union, but may also include practice at other University of Washington affiliate sites, including UW Medical Center and the Veteran’s Administration Puget Sound Healthcare System’s Seattle location. This non-tenured, 12-month service period appointment will be made at rank commensurate with qualifications Assistant, Associate or full Professor. Qualified candidates of all levels of experience will be considered.
Responsibilities include: clinical care, resident and fellow training including surgical training, and teaching of medical students. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to scholarship in ophthalmology. Candidates will be expected to provide medical and surgical retina care, including treatment of consult and emergency patients and surgery at the University of Washington affiliated sites of practice.
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.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cv via email to:
Lisa Olmos de Koo, MD, MBA
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Washington
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. 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 disable status or genetic information.
The successful candidate will have a strong interest in academic ophthalmology including pursuing substantial teaching and scholarly research. Protected time for academic endeavors will be provided. Applicants must be Board-certified (or foreign equivalent) or Board eligible and eligible for licensure in the State of Washington.