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University of Washington Ophthalmologist Specializing in Corneal Disease

University of Washington
Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 be considered.

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 provided.  

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

Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter and cv, and complete the Diversity Statement via the Interfolio link:

Questions may be referred to:  Tueng Shen, MD, PhD

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 



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