The University of Washington is currently recruiting for a full-time physician specializing in corneal disease. This position will be based at Harborview Medical Center. This position is without tenure due to funding and is a 12-month service period appointment. Anticipated start date is late 2019 or early next year (2020).
This appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor, without tenure due to source of funding, and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates of all levels of experience will be considered.
Responsibilities include clinical care, resident and fellow supervision and training including both medical and surgical training and teaching of medical students.
Candidates will be expected to provide medical and surgical cornea care, including treatment of consult and emergency patients and surgery at the University of Washington affiliated sites of practice which include Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center and at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to scholarship in ophthalmology. Protected time for academic endeavors will be provided.
Candidates must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and have completed ophthalmology residency (or foreign equivalent) and one or more years of postgraduate training in the management of corneal disease and surgery.
A strong interest in academic ophthalmology including pursuing substantial teaching and scholarly research is required. Applicants must be American Board of Ophthalmology-certified (or foreign equivalent) or Board eligible and eligible for licensure in the State of Washington.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S,) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint. Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities.
The Department of Ophthalmology seeks candidates who are committed to working with diverse community populations. We actively welcome and engage faculty, students and staff from diverse backgrounds and reflect the importance of diversity through leadership and innovation within education, research, and patient care. All are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience