Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Faculty Position

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 10 months ago(1/26/2022 9:03 AM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Department of Ophthalmology at Temple Health is seeking highly skilled, academically oriented candidates for a full time Comprehensive Ophthalmology faculty position.


The Department of Ophthalmology is currently made up of six full-time clinical faculty whose interests include: Glaucoma, Retina, Oculoplastics, Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cornea, as well as 3 Optometrists, 9 residents, administrative staff and multiple technicians. This dynamic and growing team of dedicated faculty, residents and staff, offer plenty of support, collegiality, and mentorship opportunities. The selected candidate will be a key contributor to the continued development of the program moving forward, and must have a strong commitment to excellence in resident education, patient care and investigational research.


In addition to a competitive salary, the opportunity offers:
• A uniquely supportive practice environment, strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class patient care, research, and medical education;
• Individual career development and mentorship opportunities;
• Collegiality among faculty members and hospital leadership; and
• A comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, a tuition remission program, disability at group rates, and more;
• Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.


Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.


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Job Qualifications:
• MD, DO or foreign equivalent
• BC/BE in Ophthalmology
• Eligibility for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
• Credentials for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor
• Active participant in national organizations and committees such as American Academy of Ophthalmology


Procedure for Candidacy
To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application.
Please note that your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all the required documents and information.


Application materials must include a curriculum vitae; a personal statement summarizing your experience, qualifications, and career goals; and three professional references, including names and contact information.  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. 


Please address your application to: Jeffrey Henderer, MD, Dr. Edward Hagop Bedrossian Chair of Ophthalmology, Professor of Ophthalmology,

C/O Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu



For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact Michael Lester. 


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI.


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).


The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.



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