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Ophthalmology: Glaucoma Full-time Faculty Member

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $270,000 to $330,000. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.

Application Window

Open date: August 24, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Feb 15, 2024 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 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

The University of California Davis Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Science, is accepting applications for a highly qualified early or mid-career, full-time glaucoma clinician to join our active Glaucoma Service. The department provides the full range of eye care services at 5 locations across the greater metropolitan Sacramento area. The Department now occupies the new world-class 65,000 square foot Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute on the UC Davis Health campus. UC Davis Health is an integrated health system with a 646-bed hospital and a level 1 trauma center. UCD Health is renowned for its commitment to health care technology and for its regional collaborations with surrounding health care systems.

This position is designed for an individual who will be active in the medical and surgical care of patients with glaucoma and who is also interested in glaucoma-related clinical research. We have a well-regarded clinical glaucoma fellowship that is now in its 16th year and the new glaucoma faculty will become part of the team that will oversee fellow training. Responsibilities will include clinical patient care, teaching and supervision of medical students and house staff, University service, call shared equally with other faculty members, and a commitment to scientific investigation.

This recruitment is conducted at the assistant and associate professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant/associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.

The candidate must have an MD or MD/PhD, be board certified, completed an AUPO-FCC certified glaucoma fellowship program and possess or be eligible for unrestricted licensure in the state of California. For more information, please visit the department website at:

Qualified applicants should apply online by uploading a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Research, Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and three reference contacts at:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The candidate must have an MD or MD/PhD, be board certified, completed an AUPO-FCC certified glaucoma fellowship program and possess or be eligible for unrestricted licensure in the state of California at the time of appointment.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Completion or expected completion of an AUPO-FCC Glaucoma fellowship by July 1, 2024. Applicable board certification.

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

Demonstrable commitment to the University's mission of research, teaching, and service.

Award achievements in outstanding clinical care, published work in relation to ophthalmology, and/or grant funding.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

The Department will only contact references after first confirming with the applicant, and only when the interview process is at an advanced stage.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA