The Department of Ophthalmology or the University of Pittsburgh is recruiting a clinician scientist in glaucoma. The successful candidate will be stepping into an established and very busy glaucoma service, with other glaucoma trained clinicians and two glaucoma fellows. This person will have research, clinical, and teaching responsibilities.
We operate multiple state of the art clinical and surgical facilities and utilize a mature electronic health record system to provide high quality and efficient patient care. Our academic focus is on translational research, advanced surgeries, imaging technologies, and A.I. supported Big Data analysis with a teleophthalmology network. The ideal candidate has expertise in several of these areas with outstanding clinical productivity, interpersonal skills, and a track record of funding and publications. The level of appointment and salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Our department accepts six residents and two glaucoma fellows per year. It is comprised of 38 clinical faculty and 24 basic scientists. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is consistently ranked among the nation’s leading medical schools, enjoying exceptional growth in its clinical, research and academic missions. UPMC is a large, diversified, multi-hospital tertiary care medical institution and consistently ranks among the top healthcare institutions in the nation.
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About UPMC Eye Center / University of Pittsburgh
The UPMC Eye Center is the faculty practice plan for Ophthalmologists affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Physicians and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The practice is comprised of 39 physicians, and offers the full spectrum of general and specialty ophthalmic services to residents of southwestern Pennsylvania. The main clinics are located on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Community-based satellite clinics are operated in key geographic areas surrounding the greater Pittsburgh metro-area. As a university-based practice, physicians typically maintain faculty teaching appointments to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The Eye and Ear Institute also provides clinicians with opportunities to engage in research activities.