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Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology – BCHO

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 26th, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (BCHO)
University of California San Francisco

Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology – BCHO
Faculty – UCSF Department of Ophthalmology

The Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (BCHO) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position as an Ophthalmologist for the position of Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at BCHO. This individual will be responsible for administration of the
ophthalmology and optometric services at BCHO, patient care and surgery, and oversight of the East Bay pediatric ophthalmology practices. This individual is encouraged to develop or advance an independent, grant funded research program. This individual will be appointed to the UCSF Ophthalmology Faculty,
and to the pediatric ophthalmology division’s executive leadership group. Candidates must have a distinguished record of excellence in administration, clinical care, teaching and research.

REQUIREMENTS: Qualified Candidates must hold an MD degree and have a CA medical license or be eligible for a full, unrestricted licensure. Candidate must be Board Certified (ABO) or board eligible. Candidates must meet the basic qualifications by the time of appointment. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and two reference letters.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

Oakland, CA


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required