Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Ophthalmology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Pediatric Ophthalmology. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Three years of Ophthalmology Residency and AAPOS-approved pediatric ophthalmology fellowship are required. Must be licensed in Pennsylvania, and licensed or eligible for license in New Jersey; ABO-certified or eligible, AAPOS member or eligible.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching pediatric ophthalmology fellows, ophthalmology and pediatric residents, and medical students.
Clinical responsibilities may include clinical and surgical activity at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) including management of pediatric eye and vision problems in outpatient and inpatient setting, including strabismus and strabismus surgery, amblyopia, refractive abnormalities, consultations for other pediatric specialists, and other childhood eye and vision problems. Clinical practice will include extended evening hours and/or weekend sessions and on-call responsibilities. Clinical practice will also include outpatient clinics and outpatient surgery at CHOP Ambulatory Specialty Centers and Ambulatory Surgery Centers in the Philadelphia region, as well as the primary CHOP hospital site.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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