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The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences is seeking a full-time, board-certified or board-eligible Ophthalmologist or Neurologist with fellowship-training in neuro-ophthalmology at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on an academic or master clinician track.
The success of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences is built upon the innovation and drive of every member of our team, from faculty to administrators to technicians. We are driven to provide the best eye care for our patients, discover new treatments, and educate the next generation of eye care professionals.
About the Appointment:
The ideal candidate will have completed an Ophthalmology or Neurology residency with fellowship-training in neuro-ophthalmology.
The Department / Division is seeking an individual with a strong interest in neuro-ophthalmology.
This position will include clinical duties working in/at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN and possibly one or two satellite facilities.
This position will include teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.
The successful candidate will participate in research projects and other academic/scholarly activities either as a collaborator or independent researcher and participate in faculty development activities tailored to the candidate's career interests and goals.
Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate’s area of specialty/research experience with a goal of developing collaborative or independent, externally funded research.
Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty.
About the Department:
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences and its success is built upon the innovation and drive of every member of our team, from faculty to administrators to technicians. Put simply, all of us are driven to provide the best eye care for our patients, discover new treatments, and educate the next generation of eye care professionals. Primary academic missions of the department are to teach medical students, post-M.D. trainees (residents and fellows), and students in allied health programs, and to advance knowledge in ophthalmology through basic scientific and clinical research endeavors. More at https://www.ophthalmology.umn.edu/.
MD or DO degree required.
Graduate of an accredited ACGME Ophthalmology or Neurology residency and fellowship training program in neuro-ophthalmology.
Board eligible/certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology or Neurology.
Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure.
Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota.
Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.
Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Exceptional collaboration abilities with partners and staff.
Understands and places importance on patient care/service.
Detail oriented and self-motivated.
Education focused and a creative problem-solver.
Experience or interest in clinical research and other scholarly activities.
Interest in or demonstration of participation in collaborative research.
University of Minnesota Physicians is a premier physician organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient-focused specialty care in more than 100 specialty and subspecialty areas. Established in 1997, we have the widest range of specialists in the greater Twin Cities area with more than 850 physicians and 1,600 health professionals. From the classroom to the clinic, we are driven to be the leaders in patient cures and care.