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Assistant/Associate or Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Keck School of Medicine Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Department of Ophthalmology/Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure-track fellowship-trained, board-eligible or board-certified clinical faculty in the area of neuro-ophthalmology at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or  Professor level to join our faculty. The successful candidates will have the academic title of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology.  

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the Trojan Family. The USC Department of Ophthalmology is nationally ranked by U.S. News and has a long track record of excellence in clinical care, vision research, and cultivating leaders in the field. For fiscal year 2022, the Department was ranked #5 among all ophthalmology departments in the country in terms of federal NIH funding. It has been nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” for 28 consecutive years. Furthermore, the USC Ophthalmology Residency Program is also ranked nationally in the U.S. by Doximity.


The qualified applicant will be expected to provide outstanding clinical care and should be actively involved in the teaching and mentoring of residents and fellows.


Surgeon/clinician-educators, clinician-scientists, and board-certified/board-eligible ophthalmologists or neurologists are welcome to apply.  The ideal candidate should be trained and experienced in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of neurological conditions and disorders that affect the visual pathways including those who have been diagnosed with strabismus.

Exempt Position

This full-time faculty position is exempt with an annual base salary range of $165,000 to $330,000 plus productivity incentives. The annual base salary is dependent on the rank hired into and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications. The new faculty will be provided with ample clinical, teaching, and leadership opportunities if he/she is interested.

When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education or training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Application Process:

Applicants should apply for this position at the USC job posting website and provide a cover letter or letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three (3) referees with contact information. Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled. For inquiries, please send an email to Norma T. Sayoto at

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

REQ20142505 Posted Date: 06/10/2024

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