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Assistant Professor (Ladder, In Res, Clin X, Adjunct, HS Clin) Retina

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Open date: February 26th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Mar 28, 2021 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: Saturday, Feb 26, 2022 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.

Position description

The Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology at UC San Diego
(https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/eyes/Pages/default.aspx) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department is seeking an experienced and dynamic candidate as a professor in Retinal Ophthalmology.

The successful candidate will lead a unified division in clinical care at multiple sites, educational programs, provide high quality training to medical students, resident and fellows, and participation in clinical and/or basic research.

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

Candidates with experience with medical and surgical procedures in diagnose retinal and vitreous diseases including and not limited to macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment are preferred.

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

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
Ladder Rank Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-220.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
HS Clinical Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Adjunct Professor – see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02690.

UC San Diego 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

Application Requirements

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)