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Assistant Professor (Ladder, In Residence, Adjunct, Clinical X, HS Clinical) Ophthalmology - Bioinformatics

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 26th, 2020

Last review date: Sunday, Jul 19, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Viterbi FamilyDepartment of Ophthalmology at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department, Shiley Eye Institute, and UCSD Vision Research are expanding. The Department is recruiting a clinician scientist in biomedical informatics and/or artificial intelligence.

The successful candidate will meet and consult with other scientists and researchers to analyze data sets utilizing computational tools.

Candidates must have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD. Candidates with an MD must be board eligible or board certified and must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Candidates must have the experience in creation of data algorithms and specialized computer software skills to identify and classify components of a biological system, such as DNA and protein sequences.

Candidates with experience in creating mathematical models, develop dynamic simulations , and perform pattern analyses of biological systems in the Ophthalmology field are preferred. Candidates with outstanding productivity in research and clinical care are preferred.

The appropriate series and appointment will be at the Assistnat Professor Rank based on candidate's experience and qualifications. Series will include Ladder Rank, In-Residence with secured extramural funding, Clinical X, HS Clinical and Adjunct.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

Ladder Rank Professor - see:
In-Residence Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)