The University of Washington’s Department of Ophthalmology is
currently recruiting for a full-time
physician specializing in corneal disease.
This position will be based at Harborview Medical Center.
This position is without tenure due to funding and is
a 12-month service period appointment (July 1-June 30).
Anticipated start date is summer 2022 although earlier starts will
This appointment may be at the rank of Assistant,
Associate or full Professor, without tenure due to source of
funding, and will be commensurate with experience and
qualifications. Qualified candidates of all levels of experience
will be considered.
Responsibilities include clinical care, resident and fellow
supervision and training including both medical and surgical
training and teaching of medical students.
Candidates will be expected to provide medical and surgical
cornea care, including treatment of consult and emergency
patients and surgery at the University of Washington affiliated
sites of practice which include Harborview Medical Center, UW
Medical Centers and at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research
and service. Successful candidates will be expected to engage in
substantial teaching and scholarly research in academic
ophthalmology. Protected time for academic endeavors will be
Successful candidates will be expected to work effectively with
diverse community populations. We actively welcome and engage
faculty, students and staff from diverse backgrounds and reflect
the importance of diversity through leadership and innovation
within education, research, and patient care. All are
encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent)
and have completed ophthalmology residency (or foreign equivalent)
and one or more years of postgraduate training in the management of
corneal disease and surgery.
Applicants must be American Board of Ophthalmology-certified (or
foreign equivalent) or Board Eligible and eligible for licensure in
the State of Washington.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B
visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S,) medical schools must show
successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical
Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary
of Health and Human Services
Please submit a cover letter and cv, and complete the Diversity
Statement via the Interfolio link: https://apply.interfolio.com/91697
Questions may be referred to: Tueng Shen, MD, PhD
Applications will be accepted until the position is