Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology (Part-Time) – (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 university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Department of Ophthalmology/Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC, is seeking three (3) part-time, non-tenure clinical faculty (1 comprehensive, 1 retina and 1 glaucoma specialist) at the assistant professor level to join our department. The successful candidates will have the academic title of Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology (Part-Time). Candidates are expected to provide high-quality ophthalmology care in one of our department’s satellite clinics.

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 is nationally ranked by U.S. News and has a long track record of excellence in clinical care, vision research, and cultivating leaders in the field. For fiscal year 2022, the department is ranked #5 among all ophthalmology departments in the country in terms of federal NIH funding. It has been nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” for 28 consecutive years. Furthermore, the USC Ophthalmology Residency Program is also ranked nationally in the U.S. by Doximity.

Part-Time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Position :  The successful candidate must be board-eligible or board-certified, and expected to provide excellent patient care for a range of eye conditions and vision problems. The candidate will perform comprehensive assessments and treatments for basic eye care needs.

Part-Time Glaucoma Specialist Position:  Surgeon/clinician-educators, clinician-scientists, board-certified/board-eligible, and fellowship-trained glaucoma specialists are welcome to apply. The ideal candidate should be trained and experienced in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of glaucoma conditions.

Part-Time Retina/Vitreoretinal Surgery Specialist Position:  Surgeon/clinician-educators, clinician-scientists, board-certified/board-eligible, and fellowship-trained retinal/vitreoretinal surgery specialists are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate should be experienced in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of retinal conditions and diseases. Duties will include providing medical retina and surgical services and procedures.

Candidate should demonstrate his or her commitment to clinical and scientific research and   engage in teaching and mentoring activities. The new faculty will be provided with ample clinical, teaching, research, and leadership opportunities if he/she is interested.

Non-Exempt Position:  The part-time faculty position is non-exempt, with an hourly rate ranging from $80.00–$86.50 per hour. 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 a cover letter or letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three (3) referees with contact information. Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled. For inquiries, please send an email to Norma T. Sayoto at  norma.sayoto@med.usc.edu.

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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