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Chief of Comprehensive Ophthalmology at UCLA Stein Eye Institute

Position overview

Position title: Chief of Comprehensive Ophthalmology at UCLA Stein Eye
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5/Scale 7. The salary range for this position is $134,700 - $411,500. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: September 15, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Dec 17, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Dec 17, 2023 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 Stein Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology invite applications for faculty to function as Chief of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Division at UCLA. The final candidate will also be recommended for appointment as the James Shuler Family Chair in Ophthalmology, an administrative endowed chair in the Department of Ophthalmology.

Applicants should be dedicated to teaching, exemplary patient care, professional activities, and have a record of creative contributions to administrative, academic or research activities.

Candidates are expected to oversee the administration of the Comprehensive Ophthalmology Division and be actively engaged in service to the University and to the profession.

The Search Committee seeks candidates who are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates who have experience in working with students from diverse backgrounds and improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students through teaching and mentoring activities.

The Cultural North Star was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Doctorate degree in medicine or equivalent (M.D.)

Postgraduate residency training in ophthalmology.

Board certified or board eligible in ophthalmology.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Creative Administrative, Academic and Scholarly Activities - Please describe your creative contributions to administrative, academic or scholarly activities such as research.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

References will not be contacted unless you are a final candidate, and only with prior express permission.

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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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA