Faculty Position Available in Vision Science

Memphis, Tennessee
Salary commensurate with rank and experience
May 02 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center- Hamilton Eye Institute, and Department of Ophthalmology invite applications for an outstanding vision scientist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The candidate will join a dynamic community of vision scientists using genetic, cell biological, and physiological approaches to study a wide range of problems related to visual function and dysfunction. Research strengths of current UTHSC vision researchers include genetics/genomics, stem cell biology, immunology, bioengineering, ocular trauma, neurodegeneration, age-related ocular disorders, vascular biology, glaucoma and diabetes.

We are seeking a MD, PhD or MD/PhD in vision research strong candidates from all areas of eye biology. This is a tenure track appointment. Faculty rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. Excellent start-up packages will be available, as well as laboratory space.

All Interested candidates are required to submit their interest via the UTHSC employment website: http://www.uthsc.edu/hr/employment.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO

Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair

Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, UTHSC


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