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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 231470-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Neuro-Ophthalmologist position in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Medicine and Public Health will involve patient care, teaching, and research. Clinical activities will include patient care at a variety of University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and UW Health locations. Teaching activities will include medical students, residents, fellows, and continuing medical education in the area of comprehensive and neurological ophthalmology. Research activities may include participation in clinical trials and/or translational research.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal Duties:

The Neuro-Ophthalmologist position will be a 100% FTE academic position that breaks down into the following:
- At least a 40% FTE neuro-ophthalmology practice within the UW Department of Ophthalmology at one or more of its ophthalmology care sites.
- If not a full-time position in neuro-ophthalmology of 80% FTE, then an additional 40% FTE in any other ophthalmologic practice (with appropriate certified residency and fellowship training) in: (comprehensive ophthalmology, glaucoma, oculoplastic surgery, ophthalmic pathology, pediatric ophthalmology/adult strabismus, as examples); neurology practice if a certified neurologist; research if clinician-scientist; or neuro-ophthalmology/neurology practice in another non-UW ophthalmology/neurology practice.
- 20% FTE for administration, teaching, etc.

The successful applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MD Degree required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Residency training in Ophthalmology or Neurology followed by a Neuro-ophthalmology fellowship.
- Relevant experience in clinical practice.
- Interest in medical student and resident education.

Academic rank will depend on candidate's interests and academic credentials. Appointment as Assistant, Associate Professor (CHS) or Professor (CHS) will require that the candidate's credentials meet the criteria for rank per established UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines.

License or Certificate:

- Wisconsin medical license.
- Board Certified or Board Eligible in Ophthalmology and/or Neurology.

Additional Information:

A 1-2 year guaranteed salary of at least $160,000 to $180,000 for full-time practice is negotiable dependent on academic rank and years of experience. The University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation will provide the clinical practice supplement to the UW School of Medicine and Public Health base salary.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, please apply by April 13, 2021. The position will remain open and applicants may be considered until the position is filled. Applications must be received through our online UW application system. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.

Interested candidates are required to use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following:
- Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Personal statement/Cover letter describing your qualifications relevant to the position
- Statement of research (maximum of 3-pages) describing current and future directions that include a brief description of teaching philosophy
- A single PDF document containing three (3) sample publications
- Letters of recommendation from three academic or professional references


Judy Chen
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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