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Ophthalmic Pathologist and Ophthalmologist

Recruitment Period

Open October 9th, 2019 through Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Ophthalmology in the School of Medicine at the University of California Irvine (UCI) invite applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Clinical Professor level in the non-tenure track Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. This will be a half-time position (31% Pathology, 20% Ophthalmology) with likely opportunities to increase effort in either or both departments. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong record and commitment to clinical service, education, and research. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

For Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, the successful recruit will be board-certified or board-eligible in Anatomic Pathology and will have completed an Ophthalmic Pathology fellowship. The recruit will be expected to signout a broad range of ophthalmic pathology specimens and participate in activities of the department and Anatomic Pathology division, including teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. Experience in signing out non-ophthalmologic surgical pathology and autopsy cases would be preferred, but not required.

For Ophthalmology, the successful recruit will be board-certified or board-eligible in Ophthalmology, and have training in comprehensive ophthalmology. Demonstrated capabilities for teaching and professional service are required. Duties will include patient care, in addition to sharing in the responsibility for didactic and clinical training of fellows, residents, and medical students. While research is not a mandatory requirement for this position, the department encourages research and/or creative activity.

Clinicians interested in pursuing an academic career will be given the opportunity to grow and be mentored in two dynamic departments of the UCI School of Medicine, which provide care for all UCI clinical locations. This includes the UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, a state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2009 and the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute and its affiliate clinical sites. The UCI Medical Center is a tertiary-quartenary care facility and home to specialty services including an NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, H. H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center, UC Irvine Regional Burn Center, and the only Level I trauma center in Orange County. In addition to UC Irvine Health patients, consultative and referral services are provided to more than 30 hospitals in Orange County and 30 other regional hospitals.

Requirements - Applicants must be board-certified in Anatomic Pathology and in Ophthalmology, and have completed fellowship training in Ophthalmic Pathology. Applicants must also have a California medical license.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT website located at Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and addresses of four references
  4. Statement of Teaching
  5. Statement of Contributions to Diversity

UC Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UC Irvine is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Orange, CA


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