Assistant Professor - Clinician Educator - Glaucoma Specialist - NIH K12 Vision Scientist Program

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Assistant Professor - Clinician Educator - Glaucoma Specialist - NIH K12 Vision Scientist Program

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Feb 19, 2022
Deadline: Feb 19, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Ophthalmology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of the field of Glaucoma.

Teaching responsibilities may include attending resident clinic and teaching medical students.

Clinical responsibilities may include providing glaucoma patient care at the Scheie Eye Institute and its satellite facilities.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include establishment of basic, clinical, and/or translational research with potential for K12 funding. Scholarship is required in the Clinician-Educator track. The NIH K12 grant enables the Scholar to devote 75% of their effort to research. It also provides mentoring and other research resources with the goal of having the Scholar transition to an individual NIH K award (K08 or K12) within 3 years and an R01 within 6 years.

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