UPMC Eye Center, the Department of Ophthalmology of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is seeking a fellowship-trained cornea specialist to join our department. The successful candidate will be stepping into an established cornea service, currently staffed by four clinicians. In addition to being a busy clinician, duties will also include didactic and clinical training of residents and fellows. This is a great opportunity for a new graduate or a more experienced cornea specialist. Research opportunities are also available.
Our Department accepts six residents each year as well as fellows in each ophthalmic subspecialty. It is comprised of 31 clinical faculty and 20 basic scientists. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is consistently ranked among the nation's leading medical schools, enjoying unparalleled growth in its clinical, research and academic missions. UPMC is a large, diversified, multi-hospital tertiary care medical institution and is consistently ranked among the top healthcare institutions in the nation .
Send curriculum vitae and cover letter to: Lauren A. Wally
Manager, Communications & External Affairs
UPMC Eye Center I Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh 203 Lothrop Street, Suite 820
The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers
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Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 18002036
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.