Is searching for a pediatric ophthalmology at the assistant professor level, MD in ophthalmology with at least one year of subspecialty training in pediatric ophthalmology. Focus will be in patient care, teaching and research. Duties will include didactic and clinical training of residents and fellows. UPMC is a large, diversified, multihospital, tertiary care medical institution. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the United States with outstanding clinical, teaching and research opportunities both at clinical and basic science levels. The department is expanding and has recently moved into a brand new pediatric ophthalmology suite and testing facility. Additionally, we have a dedicated molecular biologist, vision scientist and electrophysiologist, together with a research coordinator and two dedicated ophthalmo-genetic counselors. This position will be based at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Lawrenceville with clinics at nearby satellite offices and surgery centers. All applicants will be encouraged to develop an area of subspecialist interest. The department is very well equipped with collagen cross linking available, a myopia treatment center and all the latest imaging equipment including integrated intraoperative OCT, eye movement recordings and full visual electrophysiology lab.
Applications from new or established clinicians or clinician scientists are encouraged. Send curriculum vitae, and cover letter to:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/UPMC Eye Center
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite 5100 Faculty Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Phone: 412-692-5918 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please refer to job description. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 20001605
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