The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville seeks to add a full-time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist with an academic appointment commensurate with experience. A candidate with an interest in Cornea and External Diseases will be preferred. Major responsibilities include providing excellence in patient care, teaching, and clinical research contributing to a diverse academic eye practice.
The Department consists of a small but growing group of talented ophthalmologists and optometrists, who offer a wide array of eye care services to the Jacksonville community and surrounding northeast Florida and south Georgia areas. Our specialties include glaucoma, diseases of the retina, uveitis, orbital tumors, oculoplastic and orbital surgery, neuro-ophthalmology, anterior segment diseases and surgery, contact lenses, low vision and electrophysiology. We are a multi-specialty, single location academic practice with a robust clinical volume. The Department has its own ophthalmology-specific surgery center adjacent to its clinical offices.
The Department is open to the interests of potential candidates - both experienced and new or recent graduates are welcome to apply. Hiring and appointment will be through the University of Florida, with excellent benefits including health care, retirement, and paid vacation/sick leave. The compensation structure is competitive and commensurate with all levels of experience.
Jacksonville is a rapidly growing metropolitan city in Northeast Florida with a mild climate, convenient location, reasonable cost of living, excellent schools and one of the “hottest cities” to live in. Jacksonville boasts of one of the largest urban park systems in the country, miles of beaches and waterways, a major symphony orchestra and a myriad of cultural events throughout the year.
MD/DO candidates are welcome to apply – the ideal candidate will be BC/BE in General Ophthalmology. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established. Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:
Darrell WuDunn, MD, PhD Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville 580 West 8th Street, Tower 2, Floor 3 Jacksonville, FL 32209 firstname.lastname@example.org
MD/DO candidates are welcome to apply – the ideal candidate will be BC/BE in General Ophthalmology. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established.
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About University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville
The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF colleges - medicine, nursing and pharmacy - located on the approximately 110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 300 residents and fellows. The college offers 32 accredited graduate medical education programs. In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville.
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