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Faculty Position Available in Ophthalmology

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The Stein Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology invite applications for a full-time faculty position in Optometric Clinical Science. We are seeking a clinician-scientist at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level, with salary and rank commensurate with credentials and experience. In addition, the candidate will be eligible for appointment to the Smotrich Family Chair, a 5-year term chair. Applicants should excel in patient care, have a reputation in ocular research, be a highly regarded educator with a demonstrated commitment to training the next generation of optometric clinician scientists, and eligible for licensure in California.

All interested candidates are invited to send a curriculum vitae, the names of three references and a letter describing interests and accomplishments to:

Barry A. Weissman, O.D., Ph.D., Emeritus
Chair, Search Committee for Smotrich Family Chair
Stein Eye Institute
100 Stein Plaza, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7000

The UCLA Stein Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, 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. The Department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with trainees of diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to healthcare. Candidates should describe previous activities mentoring women, minorities, students with disabilities, and other under-represented groups. The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Statement of Interests and Accomplishments

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)