Assistant/Associate or Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

(Oculofacial Plastic Surgery)

The Department of Ophthalmology/Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure-track, ASOPRS fellowship-trained, board-eligible, or board-certified clinical faculty in oculofacial plastic surgery at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level to join our faculty. The successful candidates will have the academic title of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology.  

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the Trojan Family. The USC Department of Ophthalmology/Roski Eye Institute has been named one of the top 20 “Best Hospitals” in the United States for 30 years by US News & World Report. The department has a long track record of excellence in clinical care, vision research, and cultivating leaders in the field. For 2023, the department was ranked #4 among all ophthalmology departments in the country in terms of NIH research funding, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR). Furthermore, the USC Ophthalmology Residency Program is also ranked nationally in the U.S. by Doximity.

Job Accountabilities/Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

The qualified applicant will be expected to provide outstanding clinical services in oculofacial plastic surgery and should be actively involved in the teaching and mentoring of medical students, interns, residents, and fellows. Proficiency in orbital, lacrimal, and eyelid surgeries is required. Excellence in facial cosmetic surgeries and procedures is desirable as well. USC Roski Eye Institute has a unique cosmetic service with top-of-the-line lasers and light therapy available to offer clinically.

Qualifications and Experience: 

Surgeons, clinician-educators, clinician-scientists, and board-certified/board-eligible ophthalmologists are welcome to apply.  The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in oculofacial plastic surgery and training in an ASOPRS/AUPO approved fellowship. Qualified candidates must hold an M.D. or equivalent degree and have or eligible to obtain a full, unrestricted California medical license by the time of hire.

Position and Compensation :

This full-time faculty position is exempt with an annual base salary range of $226,000 to $319,000 with productivity incentives. The annual base salary is dependent on the rank hired into and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The new faculty will be provided with ample clinical, teaching, research, and leadership opportunities if he/she is interested.

When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education or training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Application Process:

Applicants should apply for this position at the USC job posting website and provide the following documents: (i) Cover Letter or Letter of Interest, (ii) Curriculum Vitae, and (iii) Contact information for three (3) references (name, email address, telephone number, and current position/affiliation).  Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled. For inquiries on the application process, please send an email to Norma T. Sayoto at

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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