Department of Ophthalmology

Epidemiology of Eye Disease

    The Ophthalmology Department of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is seeking a full-time or part-time MD-MPH, MD-PhD, OD-MPH, or OD-PhD to develop and serve as Principle Investigator for studies of the epidemiology of eye disease in San Antonio and South Texas. San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the United States and is in need of a comprehensive assessment of the eye diseases affecting its population. An extensive network of collaboration is available. Fundus photography data from a prior investigation of diabetes and cardiac disease is available for study initiation.


    The ideal candidate will have had training and experience in clinical epidemiology and a history of successful grant funding. This provider should be board-certified or board-eligible in their field and be well versed in ocular diseases of public health importance, including diabetes mellitus, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. This provider will join a strong, productive department in which faculty collegiality is highly valued. Academic rank will be commensurate with credentials. Applicants must possess appropriate Texas licensure or become licensed in Texas. Salary is competitive and there is a generous benefit package.


    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans
    and persons with disabilities.


    All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.


    Send letter of application, and curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (one preferably from a residency or fellowship director) to:


    Daniel A. Johnson, MD

    Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

    Herbert F. Mueller Chair in Ophthalmoology

    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Drive - MSC 6230

    San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

    Telephone: (210) 567-8402

    E-mail: Daniel A. Johnson


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