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Retina Faculty Position

University of Kentucky, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, seeking Assistant/Associate Professor with Retina/Vitreous Fellowship. Academic, tenure or non-tenure track position, is available in a multidisciplinary program. The department offers an excellent salary and benefit package commensurate with training and experience.

Forward curriculum vitae, including names of at least three professional references, to:

P. Andrew Pearson, MD, Chair
Department of Ophthalmology
E-316 Kentucky Clinic
740 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0284

General/Comprehensive Ophthalmology Faculty

University of Kentucky, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, seeking Assistant/Associate Professor for General/Comprehensive Ophthalmology. Academic, tenure or non-tenure track position, is available in a multidisciplinary program. The department offers an excellent salary and benefit package commensurate with training and experience.

Forward curriculum vitae, including names of at least three professional references, to: 

P. Andrew Pearson, MD, Chair
Department of Ophthalmology
E-316 Kentucky Clinic
740 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0284

Research Positions

We are seeking a high-quality Researcher at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Tenure or non-tenure track is available.  A PhD in medical sciences, with a history of cellular biology associated with the RNA biology of age-related macular degeneration is required.  Preference will be given for applicants with a strong publication record, track record of performing paradigm-shifting research and the ability to implement new technologies.  Excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience.  

For more information contact:

P. Andrew Pearson, MD, Chair
Department of Ophthalmology
E-316 Kentucky Clinic
740 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0284

Assistant or Associate Professor

We are seeking candidates for a faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor that use vertebrate models to investigate fundamental cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate the development of physiological and pathological ocular angiogenesis. Qualifications include a PhD degree and postdoctoral experience in cellular/molecular/neuro-biology. Infrastructure needs of promising candidates will be fully supported. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a robust, NIH-funded program of research with strong clinical relevance, and seek opportunities to collaborate with departmental colleagues.

Applications from senior scientists with productive and funded research programs also will be entertained. Applications should include curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, and contact information for three references.

Applications should be sent to:

P. Andrew Pearson, MD, Chair
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
E-316 Kentucky Clinic
740 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0284.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco and Drug Free campus.  Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.  These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screening.