Cornea Fellowship-Trained Ophthalmologist

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 18, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Cornea Fellowship-Trained Ophthalmologist

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Department: Ophthalmology
Posted: Nov 16, 2020
Apply By: Open until filled


The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a cornea fellowship-trained ophthalmologist to join the Department of Ophthalmology and the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute (MSWEI) at the Dell Medical School. Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor.

The Dell Medical School is part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation's leading research universities. The Dell Medical School pursues innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research.

The Dell Medical School is focused on the development of new models for healthcare delivery, promotion of health, innovation.

The inaugural Department of Ophthalmology and the MSWEI seek to recruit dynamic, academically oriented, mission aligned faculty to help form the DNA of the new department. This is a 100% FTE position.

Essential Functions:
  • Serve as a clinical ophthalmologist to deliver evidence-based and value-based care with an interest in redesign initiatives.
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of the Cornea Ophthalmology Program at the Dell Medical School and other future sites of service.
  • Assist in the training of residents and students in the clinical and surgical management of the eye conditions and diseases of the eye.
  • Engage in scientific inquiry in conjunction with trainees and faculty at Dell Med and UT Austin.
  • Participate in strategic planning and other efforts directly tied to the development and growth of the MSWEI.
  • Interest in developing outcomes metrics to measure patient-centric outcomes.
  • Commitment to Health Equity


Required qualifications:
  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school
  • Current Board certification in Ophthalmology
  • Eligible for medical licensure in Texas
  • Eligible for a faculty appointment with The University of Texas at Austin
  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience
  • Wide range of surgical skills in the treatment of cornea and anterior segment diseases, including lamellar corneal procedures, cataract surgery
  • Interest in research

Preferred qualifications:
  • Record of leadership and scholarly achievement.
  • Program Director experience desired.

Application Instructions

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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