University of Massachusetts Medical School, Ophthalmology

3889 21103
Position ID:University of Massachusetts Medical School-Ophthalmology-SCIENTIST [#21103]
Position Title: Faculty Position/Basic Science/Asst-Assoc-Prof
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Ophthalmology / basic science researchin the eye field
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/02/02, listed until 2022/08/02)
Position Description:   URMs  

Faculty Position University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) in Worcester, MA

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) in Worcester, MA, is seeking a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to full Professor level in the basic sciences. The appointment would be a senior tenured or junior tenure-track position. Faculty applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree and a disease relevant research program in the eye field.

UMass Chan is a world-class research institution, consistently producing noteworthy advances in clinical and basic research. The UMass Chan faculty at large in 2021 was over 3,400 faculty, of which approximately 1,800 were actively employed by the institution and/or its clinical partner (UMass Memorial Health). In 2020, UMass Chan ranked 21st in the National Institutes of Health Blue Ridge rankings among all 140 United States medical schools. These rankings place our school 2nd in New England and 8th among all public medical schools in the U.S. UMass Chan also is routinely ranked by the magazine U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 percent of the nation’s medical schools and schools of osteopathic medicine, for its excellence in primary care education.

Our research programs are central to the Massachusetts Life Sciences Initiative. UMass Chan Medical School is one of five campuses in the UMASS system and there are extensive inter-campus collaborations with the Amherst, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Boston campuses. UMass Chan is located in the heart of New England, in Worcester, MA. The second-largest city in Massachusetts, Worcester is rich in history and cultural diversity and provides a myriad of social, cultural, and recreational amenities.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan recognizes the added value of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, educational experience, and contact information for three references to: www.academicjobsonline.org.

Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to the Department’s Vice Chair of Research, Dr. Claudio Punzo, Claudio.punzo@umassmed.edu.

Position will remain open until a candidate is hired.

Interested applicants may also find out further details about the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at http://www.umassmed.edu/ophthalmology


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