Assistant Professor of Research Ophthalmology-CHLA – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

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 institution and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) ) in the Department of Ophthalmology and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Surgery in the Division of Ophthalmology are actively seeking a full-time faculty member for the position of Assistant Professor of Research in Ophthalmology.

The Vision Center at CHLA, an affiliate of the USC Roski Eye Institute, is seeking a full-time vision scientist to join a world-renowned center to advance our understanding of childhood blindness and develop innovative treatments. Preference will be given for applicants with expertise in ocular gene therapy and vector design. Candidates should possess a PhD and have completed a post-doctoral fellowship.

The annual base salary range for this position is $91,712-$115,812x.  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/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

If interested, please apply using the link above. For further inquiries, please contact:

Sal Torrescano, Division Administrator for Ophthalmology at CHLA at

Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. The division greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

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