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Chief of Ophthalmology – San Francisco VAMC

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 28th, 2018
Last review date: March 28th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: August 29th, 2019
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.


San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center
University of California San Francisco

Chief of Ophthalmology – San Francisco VAMC
UCSF Department of Ophthalmology

The San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are seeking applicants to fill a faculty position as a Chief, Ophthalmologist for our Ophthalmology Service at the SFVAMC.

This individual will be responsible for administration of the ophthalmology and optometric services at the VAMC, resident and fellow supervision, patient care and surgery. This individual will direct the division’s vision research program, and is expected to develop or advance an independent, grant funded research program.

This individual will also be appointed to the UCSF Ophthalmology Faculty, and to the department’s executive leadership group.

REQUIREMENTS: Qualified candidates must hold an MD or equivalent degree and have a CA license or be eligible for full, unrestricted licensure. Candidates must be board certified (ABO) or board eligible. Candidates must have a distinguished record of excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research, and it is expected that successful programs will be advanced in all three areas.

Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Please apply online with a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Research, and two references to:

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

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 references required (contact information only)

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