The University of Washington and Puget Sound VA Health Care System are currently recruiting for two full-time physicians specializing in vitreoretinal diseases. These positions will be based at UW Medicine Eye Institute at Harborview Medical Center as well as the Veteran's Administration Puget Sound Healthcare System in Seattle and American Lake locations. This is a non-tenured, 12-month service period appointment. Anticipated start date is late winter/early spring.
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 retina care, including treatment of consult and emergency patients and surgery at the University of Washington affiliated sites of practice which includes UWMC and Harborview Medical Center as well as VA Puget Sound Health Care System.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to scholarship in ophthalmology. A strong interest in academic ophthalmology including pursuing substantial teaching and scholarly research is required. 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 two years of postgraduate training in medical and surgical vitreoretinal disease.
Applicants must be American Board of Ophthalmology-certified (or foreign equivalent) or Board eligible and eligible for licensure in the State of Washington.
This appointment will be made at rank commensurate with qualifications Assistant, Associate or full Professor. Qualified candidates of all levels of experience will be considered. Candidates must be U.S. citizens.
Please submit cover letter and cv to the Interfolio link provided. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Questions may be referred to:
Lisa Olmos de Koo, Harborview Medical Center email@example.com or Deborah Lam, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System firstname.lastname@example.org
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