Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center Duke University Health System
The Duke University Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina is accepting applications for a highly qualified, full-time, fellowship-trained vitreoretinal surgeon to join the collegial Vitreoretinal Surgery and Disease faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology. Candidates must have successfully completed a fully accredited ophthalmology residency training program and be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Applicants should have also completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and disease.
This position requires excellent clinical and surgical skills, a dedication to academic retina, and dedication to teamwork and professional growth. The faculty member will be expected to engage in teaching of vitreoretinal fellows and ophthalmology residents as well as research activities. Post-fellowship work experience is preferred but not required. Faculty rank will be determined by experience and credentials.
Duke is located in Durham, NC (http://www.durham-nc.com/), a vibrant, innovative, culturally rich community that is a nexus for learning, research, and industry. Durham was listed as one of the best places to live by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2017 because of the numerous cultural, culinary, and outdoor activities offered in the area. Durham is part of the larger Research Triangle area that includes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, numerous biotechnology, government, and other enterprises.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.