The University of Washington and Puget Sound VA Health Care System in Seattle are currently recruiting for a full-time physician specializing in glaucoma. This position 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.
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 glaucoma 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. A strong interest in academic ophthalmology including pursuing substantial teaching and scholarly research is required. Protected time for academic endeavors will be provided.
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.
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Questions may be referred to: Philip Chen, Professor and Chief of Service, Harborview Medical Center firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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 medical and surgical management of glaucoma.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience