University of Massachusetts Medical School, Ophthalmology

3889 21480
Position ID:University of Massachusetts Medical School-Ophthalmology-RESASSTASSOCPROF [#21480]
Position Title: Physician Scientist in Ophthalmology - Retina Specialty
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States
Subject Area: Ophthalmology / medical or surgical retina
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/03/22, listed until 2022/09/22)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) and the UMass Memorial Medical Group (UMMG) are seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Ophthalmologist with Retina Sub-Specialty Fellowship training and experience in clinical research. The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is growing its services and research in a community of one million people in central Massachusetts. This position provides an opportunity to develop a research career in the field of medical or surgical retina and to have a percentage of time dedicated to clinical practice. Join a vibrant growing academic program based in our Eye Center with a new residency program. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with training and experience.  A majority of time dedicated to clinical research during the first 3 years, with potential for up to 50% clinical component thereafter  Opportunity to collaborate and conduct retina research in fields of epidemiology, risk factors, genetics, bioinformatics, molecular biology, and ocular imaging  Can leverage large databases including case series, longitudinal data, multi-modal images, public databases and on-site biorepositories  Will direct research projects, write manuscripts, present at scientific meetings, and may participate in clinical trials  Opportunity for career advancement 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: 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

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University of Mass. Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655