Oculofacial Plastic & Orbital Surgery Faculty Position

Employer
UofL Health
Location
Louisville, Kentucky
Closing date
Aug 17, 2023

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Specialty
Ophthalmology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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FACULTY POSITION AVAILABLE: OCULOFACIAL PLASTIC & ORBITAL SURGERY

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), University of Louisville School of Medicine, has an opening for a full-time tenure or non-tenure track faculty member in Oculoplastics. Applicants must have graduated from a fully-accredited ophthalmology residency, have training in an approved fellowship, and be certified or eligible for the American Board of Ophthalmology and licensure in the state of Kentucky.

The DOVS is located in the University of Louisville Health Eye Institute at the Kentucky Lions Eye Center, on the campus of the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center.  The University of Louisville Hospitals, University of Louisville outpatient facilities, Norton Hospital, and Norton Children's Hospital comprise the hospitals in the medical center complex. Our Oculoplastic Division also operates at University of Louisville Medical Center East and Baptist Hospital East. 

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is committed to creating equitable and inclusive campus environments that accelerate the success of the full range of our students, residents, fellows and employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, research agendas, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the increasingly diverse student populations we admit and hope to serve.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials.  

Applicants are expected to have a strong commitment to clinical care, teaching and research in an academic setting.

ABOUT US

UofL Health is a fully integrated regional academic health system with five hospitals, four medical centers, nearly 250 physician practice locations, more than 1,000 providers, the Frazier Rehabilitation Institute and UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center. UofL Health – UofL Physicians has a vast network of community and academic physicians bringing the expertise, care and compassion that is at the core of our mission to every patient we serve. As a leading academic health system, we’ve attracted specialists from every discipline—seasoned caregivers who have experience with a broad range of complex medical and surgical issues.

Through our affiliation with the University of Louisville School of Medicine, we are developing future technologies, better processes and more advanced treatments. We're providing our patients the highest possible levels of care by bringing minds from across the system and across the world to work for our patients. New discoveries, treatments and technology are happening every day right here at UofL Health. Our physicians are directly involved in transforming the future of care and passing knowledge on to the next generation of health care professionals.

As a UofL Physicians provider, you have access to the physicians and clinical staff throughout the organization. This advantage gives you access to more than 1,000 providers, many of whom are world-renowned experts with extensive experience and training. These specialists are partners in your patient's care. 

UofL Health and UofL Physicians delivers patient-centered care with compassion and excellence.
UofL Health and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY

Welcome to Louisville, situated on the Ohio River and influenced by both Southern and Midwestern culture, a big city that has small town charm.

As America’s 17th largest city, the cost of living is substantially lower than the national average. Even better is that the average work commute is only 23 minutes.

The city offers extensive downtown living, walkable neighborhoods and friendly suburbs. 

An amazing place for families, Louisville is home to Waterfront Park, the Louisville Zoo, Slugger Museum, and the Kentucky Science Center. With 14,000 acres of parkland, designed and planned by the Father of American Landscape Architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted, Louisville is great for hiking, kayaking, tennis, biking, team sports and much more.

There is always something to do! Louisville is host of the most exciting two minutes in sports—the Kentucky Derby. You will also find a major theatrical center, orchestra, ballet, opera, 20 museums, Forecastle Festival and more than 100 other unique festivals. The Urban Bourbon Trail the world's only city-wide trail, is filled with award-winning micro-distilleries, exhibits and craft cocktail destinations is a highlight of the city’s appeal. It’s also a desirable location for foodies. With more than 2,500 restaurants with numerous James Beard nominated chefs you won’t have any trouble finding a place to satisfy your cravings. 

As the Compassionate City, Louisville values inclusion and a culture of community. There are numerous ways to be an active part in the community.

Once a hidden secret, Louisville, is now known as one of the top emerging markets for health care, medical sciences industries, advancements in heart and hand surgery, as well as, cancer treatment.

Louisville combines heritage with innovation, authenticity with originality, quirkiness with friendliness in a way that's completely unique to our region. 

Welcome to Louisville…..

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