Academic Ophthalmic Pathologist

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 3/1/2018

University of Chicago Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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The University of Chicago's Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science seeks a full-time Ophthalmologist with a background in ophthalmic pathology. Required qualifications include: (1) a demonstrated commitment to ophthalmic pathology, including interpretation of eye specimens as well as pathology education for ophthalmology residents and (2) demonstrated expertise in comprehensive ophthalmology or an ophthalmic subspecialty. The selected candidate will be expected to develop a clinical practice within ophthalmology with emphasis on medical and surgical education of ophthalmology residents. Administrative leadership roles may be an option for qualified candidates. Applicants able to begin employment on or before September 1, 2017 are preferred.

Prior to the start of employment, an individual must possess the following qualifications: (1) be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology or equivalent; (2) completion of Eye Pathology Fellowship or demonstration of equivalent experience; and (3) be able to obtain a permanent and unrestricted Illinois medical licensure. Compensation and academic rank is dependent upon qualifications and includes a generous package of fringe benefits.

Qualified applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities site at by uploading a current curriculum vitae. Submission of a cover letter and full contact information for at least three individuals from whom letters of support will be requested is also preferred.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email with their request.