Posted: May 26, 2023

Assistant Professor Ophthalmology Oculoplastic Reconstructive Surgeon

Application Deadline: N/A

Assistant Professor Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic Reconstructive Surgeon
Galveston, Texas

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) – Galveston, Texas
UTMB is home to the first medical school in Texas, has been at the forefront of educational, research and clinical excellence since 1891. UTMB has graduated more health professionals than any other academic health center in the state. UTMB's John Sealy Hospital in Galveston is home to a Level l Trauma Center, serving a nine-county area with a total population of more than 1.25 million people. UTMB's Jennie Sealy Hospital in Galveston opened in 2016 and offers private rooms in a patient- and family-centered environment. UTMB also provides services to the adjoining Galveston Hospital for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Shriner’s Hospital for Children. More than 80 UTMB clinics at 30 locations serve the rapidly growing Bay Area and Galveston with access to a full range of primary and specialty care. Our Health System continues to grow, with a recently opened hospital in League City (a partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center) and another new hospital at the Clear Lake Campus in 2019. 

Assistant Professor, Oculoplastic Reconstructive Surgeon
The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas is actively recruiting enthusiastic Oculoplastic Surgeon for immediate hire. The purpose of this position is to provide faculty support to meet the teaching, research and patient care needs of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and assist in fulfilling UTMB's threefold mission. The person in this position will be responsible for providing direct patient care, consultative services, outpatient services and care of hospitalized patients. They will participate in all teaching activities of the Department including conferences and lectures, bedside teaching, and rounds; clinics and in-patient services; continuing medical education; and local, regional, and national meetings. This person is also responsible for advancing clinical knowledge through his/her scholarly and research efforts and will participate in either basic research (laboratory) or clinical research and publication of scientific articles.

The candidate should expect to see the following cases:

  • Droopy Eyelid Surgery, including Blepharoplasty and Blepharoptosis Repair.
  • Eyelid Cancer Excision and Reconstruction.
  • Ectropion (out-turning) and Entropion (in-turning) Eyelid Repair.
  • Tear Duct Infections and Abnormalities.
  • Orbital Trauma.
  • Orbital Abnormalities, including Thyroid Eye Disease, Inflammation, Infections and Tumors.

Candidate Requirements: Candidate should be a graduate of an accredited medical school, have completed an ACGME approved residency training program in ophthalmology, with interest and training in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery, be Certified/Board Eligible in Ophthalmology and have a Texas Medical License without restrictions.

Income Package:  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and educational background. In addition, UTMB offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program, a relocation allowance as well as other potential incentives.

Living in communities served by UTMB Health:UTMB’s main campus is located on Galveston Island along the Texas Gulf Coast. Enjoy the island life with moderate temperatures and year-round outdoor activities only 50 minutes from all the amenities that Houston has to offer! Enjoy our family culture and collaborative environment while you work, live, & play on sunny Galveston Island! Go to find out more about Galveston and the surrounding communities.

For more information, please submit a detailed Cover letter and updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) to, Skott Harrington at: [email protected]

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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