Neuro-ophthalmologist position, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Position Description: 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Ophthalmology is seeking a board eligible/certified Neuro-Ophthalmologist to join the faculty.  This position is full-time, tenure-earning, tenured or non-tenure earning, Assistant, Associate or full Professor.  Ophthalmology at UAB is a strong department that is well integrated with the departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neuro-radiology to deliver coordinated state-of-the-art care to manage complex neuro-ophthalmic cases.  Further, there are excellent opportunities for research within a well-funded vision research program focusing on retinal, optic nerve and neurologic disease.    There is immediate opportunity to engage in a very busy clinical practice within a tertiary clinic. This Neuro-Ophthalmology clinic was established 15+ years ago, thus there is a pre-existing patient base, with a great percentage of referrals generated internally by the department.
The Neuro-Ophthalmology clinic is located in the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama.  Ocular surgeries are performed as well at the Callahan Eye Hospital, (over 10,000+) ocular surgeries are performed per year within 9 operating rooms, and the hospital will soon be expanding its operational capacity to 17 OR suites.

The department’s practice has rapidly grown into the largest multi-specialty Ophthalmology practice in the state of Alabama. The group is comprised of more than 25 providers, seeing over 80,000 annual clinic visits within 10 clinics in multiple counties.

Candidates must have graduated from a fully accredited ophthalmology or neurology residency program and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Alabama.  
Academic rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor, tenure-earning, tenured or non-tenure earning and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

How to apply: 

Email Dr. Michael Vaphiades

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.

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