University of Massachusetts Medical School, Ophthalmology

3889 15195
Position ID:University of Massachusetts Medical School-Ophthalmology-ASSTPROF [#15195]
Position Title: Faculty Clinician Scientist in Medical Retina- Ophthalmology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, MA 01605, United States
Subject Area: Ophthalmology / Medical Retina
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/10/21, listed until 2020/07/31)
Position Description:    

UMass Memorial Medical Group and the University of Massachusetts Medical School is seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Clinician Scientist specializing in Medical Retina. The position is open for a retina fellowship trained Ophthalmologist. The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is growing its services to help fill a need in a community of over one million people in central Massachusetts. This unique opportunity allows the right candidate to establish and develop a career in medical retina research in the area. Visit our department website: to learn more about the department. · Academic rank and salary are commensurate with training and experience · This is a dual appointment, 20% clinical and 80% research position. Clinician-Scientist will see patients with medical retina problems and will conduct medical retina research involving case series and evaluation of phenotypes in genetic studies. Opportunity to leverage a large, growing database. May conduct other independent clinical research in this field. Candidate will write manuscripts, present at scientific meetings, and participate in clinical trials.

· Join a vibrant growing academic program based in a new Eye Center with a residency program UMass Worcester is in central Massachusetts, a 67-acre integrated health science facility and freestanding university-based academic health science campus that includes the Medical School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Graduate School of Nursing, as well as the UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest not-for-profit health care delivery system in central Massachusetts. You will have access to award winning faculty (including Nobel Prize), the latest technology, research and clinical trials, and a wide range of services including cutting edge technologies, high-end instrumentation, translational and clinical research. In addition to the fully equipped medical centers, our system also includes behavioral health programs and community-based physician practices.

Centrally located, Worcester is just miles from Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod with a short ride to the scenic Berkshire and Wachusett Mountains. The diverse city of Worcester has nine colleges and universities including the University of Massachusetts Medical School, that overlooks the beautiful panoramic views of Lake Quinsigamond. As the second largest city in New England, it has powered a rise of booming technology, research, manufacturing and healthcare industries. Worcester is also home to the Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts, Worcester Art Museum and the family-friendly Ecotarium. Come join the Best Place to Give Care, the Best Place to Get Care, and the best place for YOU! Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to: Johanna Seddon, MD Professor and Director of Retina & Macular Degeneration Center of Excellence Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Medical Center c/o: Adriana Dietlin, Physician Recruiter UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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University of Mass. Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

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