Department Name: 7H854:OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine is seeking a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmologist with experience in the subspecialty of Retinal & Vitreous Eye Disease to meet the medical and academic needs of the department. The successful candidate will join a group of physicians that are committed to excellence in clinical care, instruction, scholarly activity and professional development in a robust and growing practice across eastern and southeastern Kentucky.
The primary responsibility of the individual in this position is to enhance the clinical practice of the Department of Ophthalmology. This person will be responsible for providing direct patient care, serving as an attending physician, and supervise fellows, residents and students. The individual in this position is expected to provide, develop and maintain clinical services as well as develop academic pursuits. A large endowment exists to support those with a research interest in macular degeneration.
Please include an updated CV and cover letter when applying to this position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants may contact Andrew Pearson, MD at 859-323-5868 or via email email@example.com to discuss the position further.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Completion of residency in Ophthalmology and Fellowship in surgical retina subspecialty
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Board certified or board eligible in Ophthalmology.
Current license to practice medicine in state of Kentucky, or eligibility to obtain license prior to appointment.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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