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Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Application Window

Open date: September 1, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 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: Friday, Mar 1, 2024 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.

Position description

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking a pediatric ophthalmologist to fill a full-time faculty position who will be appointed at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The individual will join the pediatric ophthalmology division and be responsible for patient care at all the UCSF campuses, with a focus on campuses in the East Bay. Oversight of inpatient consultations is an important component of the position.

Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent degree. Candidates must hold a California medical license or be eligible for full, unrestricted licensure by the time of hire. Candidates must have completed fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology by the time of hire. Demonstrated teaching competency is essential. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. The successful candidate is required to develop or advance an independent research program in the basic, translational, clinical, or social sciences relevant to pediatric eye disease.

Please apply online with a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Research, and the contact information of two references at

Salary commensurate with experience.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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

San Francisco and East Bay, CA