Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50000516
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE, is recruiting a board eligible/board certified Cornea Specialist. This position offers opportunities for teaching, research and patient care in a renowned academic environment. Faculty members enjoy the benefit of joining a well-established, expanding academic department with a collegial atmosphere that includes clinicians, basic scientists, and training professionals. With the Stanley Truhlsen Eye Institute’s cutting edge research, education and patient care, UNMC joins the ranks of national centers of excellence in ophthalmology. Combining state-of-the-art diagnostic medicine with the latest advances in clinical research, the Institute brings hope to patients suffering from blinding diseases such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, corneal dystrophies, uveitis and other ocular inflammatory diseases. The successful candidate must be an MD/DO (or equivalent degree) who has completed a fully accredited ophthalmology residency and cornea/external disease fellowship. Candidates should have an interest in pursuing a career encompassing robust clinical and surgical volumes, excellent clinical and basic science research opportunities as well as participation in outstanding residency and fellowship programs. We offer a highly competitive benefits package with academic rank and salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Applications are being accepted online at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/42836. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
M.D. board certified/board eligible ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in a cornea/external disease fellowship.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.