Glaucoma Specialist (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) / Position # 00028414
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor specializing in Glaucoma to support the expansion of clinical services. In addition to building a prolific clinical practice, abundant opportunities exist to develop independent and collaborative research as well as innovative education models.
Salary, rank and tenure status will be commensurate with credentials and experience. The College of Medicine has an active faculty compensation plan which includes incentives and bonuses. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
University employer-paid benefits include individual and family (spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26) health insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance. Retirement benefits include participation in 403(b) and 457 plans. Professional liability protection and sovereign immunity are administered by the Florida Board of Governors self-insurance program.
Gainesville is a charming city with a low cost of living, Division I NCAA sports, and no state income tax. The area is known for its natural beauty, with many springs, lakes and rivers. The mild climate allows for outdoor activities practically year-round. Culturally, the city is enriched by the influence of the university. The combination of college-town vitality and natural beauty makes Gainesville a one of a kind place where nature and culture meet.
- Requirements include completion of an approved ophthalmic residency program as well as a postgraduate glaucoma fellowship. Must be board certified or board eligible, and licensed (or eligible) to practice in Florida.
- Preferred qualifications, in addition to clinical expertise, include a strong commitment to teaching and resident/fellow training and research.
- Candidates should apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/56203
- A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation are required with application.
- Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approval by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://naces.org/.
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
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