Title:  Ophthalmology (Assistant Professor)

Division:  Ophthalmology
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  14499

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:


The Cullen Eye Institute of Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member in Ophthalmic Plastics, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgery to join our Ophthalmology Service at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The ideal candidate should have demonstrated excellent clinical and surgical abilities in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the periocular area, which includes the eyelids, eyebrows, eye socket/orbit and tear duct/lacrimal system. Oculoplastic surgeons are uniquely qualified having trained extensively in both ophthalmic surgery and plastic surgery exclusive to the eyelid area.  An oculoplastic surgeon will improve and treat conditions of the periocular area and possess outstanding interpersonal skills.  The candidate must be committed to teaching and superior patient care.  Applicants must be board eligible or certified.  Primary responsibilities for this position will include clinical, educational, and research duties at the Cullen Eye Institute and affiliated hospitals.  There will be ample teaching and training opportunities with residents, fellows, and medical students, and clinical retina fellows. Salary will be commensurate with experience.



Houston is the fourth most populous city in the United States with over 6 million people in the metropolitan area.  It is a leader in the health care sector being the home of the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions including the Baylor College of Medicine.  Houston's economy is diverse and has the second most Fortune 500 headquarters in the nation.  The city has a population from various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community. It has many cultural institutions and a vibrant visual and performing arts scene. It is also the home of major league sports franchises in football, basketball, baseball, and soccer.


Interested individuals should send a cover letter describing specific interest in an academic position, current curriculum vitae, and the name and contact information for references.


Materials should be directed to:

J. Tim Stout, MD, PhD, MBA

Chairman and Director

c/o Barbara Link

Cullen Eye Institute

Baylor College of Medicine

6565 Fannin, Suite NC 205

Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-5951

Email: Barbara.Link@bcm.edu



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