Assistant Professor in the Retina Division

San Francisco, California
Jan 01, 2021
Jan 31, 2021
Full Time
Position Type


Assistant Professor in the Retina Division
Department of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California is seeking a retina clinician-scientist to fill a full-time faculty position who will be appointed at the Assistant Professor level.

In addition to research, the candidates will provide retina clinical services at one or more of our multiple Bay Area clinical sites, and participate in medical
student, resident, and fellow education.

The successful candidate is required to develop or advance an  internationally recognized, independent and extramurally funded research program in the basic, translational, or clinical sciences relevant to vitreoretinal disease. Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent degree and have a CA license or be eligible for full, unrestricted licensure, and have completed fellowship training in medical or surgical retina. Applicant must have all requirements met by time of hire. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. Demonstrated teaching competency as well as demonstrated success in clinical, translational, or laboratory research are essential. We encourage applications from junior clinician-scientists who are eager to pursue mentored research training supported by an NEI K12 (, K08 or K23 Award, or a VA Career Development Award (,

Please apply online with a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement of Research, and the contact information of two references at Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.