Cornea Fellowship-Trained Ophthalmologist

University Of Texas At Austin Austin , TX 78719

Posted 1 week ago

The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a cornea fellowship-trained ophthalmologist to join the Department of Ophthalmology and the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute (MSWEI) at the Dell Medical School. Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor.

The Dell Medical School is part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation's leading research universities. The Dell Medical School pursues innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research.

The Dell Medical School is focused on the development of new models for healthcare delivery, promotion of health, innovation.

The inaugural Department of Ophthalmology and the MSWEI seek to recruit dynamic, academically oriented, mission aligned faculty to help form the DNA of the new department. This is a 100% full time position.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a clinical ophthalmologist to deliver evidence-based care with an interest in redesign initiatives.

  • Coordinate the design and implementation of the Cornea Ophthalmology Program at the Dell Medical School and other future sites of service.

  • Assist in the training of residents and students in the clinical and surgical management of the eye conditions and diseases of the eye.

  • Engage in scientic inquiry in conjunction with trainees and researchers at Dell Med and UT Austin.

  • Participate in strategic planning and other efforts directly tied to the development and growth of the MSWEI.

  • Interest in developing outcomes metrics to measure patient-centric outcomes.

  • Develop partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers in Austin and Central Texas.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of Graduate Medical Education curricula.

Required qualications:

  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school

  • Current Board certication/eligibility in Ophthalmology

  • Cornea Fellowship

  • Eligible for medical licensure in Texas

  • Eligible for faculty appointment at the University of Texas at Austin

  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience

  • Wide range of surgical skills in the treatment of cornea and anterior segment diseases, including lamellar corneal procedures, cataract surgery

  • Interest in research

Preferred qualications:

  • Record of leadership and scholarly achievement.
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