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Pediatric Ophthalmologist

UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health


Location:
Madison, Wisconsin 53705
Date:
04/07/2017
Work Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Specialties:
  • Ophthalmology
UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
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Job Details

 

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health is actively recruiting a board-certified/eligible academically oriented pediatric ophthalmologist to join five pediatric ophthalmologists and one pediatric optometrist. This is an open-rank, full-time position on the Clinical Health Sciences (CHS) track. This position entails clinical activity at the UW Hospital and Clinics and at the UW Outreach Clinics. A commitment to teaching, as well as clinical or basic science research is necessary, and will be supported with start-up funds. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Candidates must have an MD degree, be board-certified (or board-eligible if within five years of residency completion) in ophthalmology, and fellowship-trained in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. Candidates for Associate Professor (CHS) or Professor (CHS) rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the Clinical Health Sciences track. Base salary compensation is through the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Additional compensation is from the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, the clinical arm of University of Wisconsin Health system.

Requirements

We offer children and adults premier, comprehensive pediatric ophthalmologic, optometric, and orthoptic care. Whether a patient needs a routine eye exam or diagnosis and treatment for eye disease, our team of experts readily collaborate to offer the best possible care. All of our physicians are fellowship-trained and certified as sub-specialists in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. In addition, our staff includes 6 orthoptists who are non-physician specialists trained to evaluate and treat eye muscle problems (strabismus) and disorders of binocular vision. The UW- Madison educational program also includes a well-established, internationally recognized Orthoptics Training Program.

UW Health eye care clinics in Madison, Wisconsin are a regional to international leader in clinical ophthalmology programs and eye research. Patients travel from throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest, and globally to receive care in our facilities.

 

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

 

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