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Associate or Professor of Ophthalmology (Tenure-Track)

Keck School of Medicine Faculty Los Angeles, California

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," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The USC Roski Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of USC are expanding their strong vision research program. The Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track or Tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor. Applicants must hold a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree and have a record of accomplishments with peer-reviewed publications and NIH/NEI research funding. Candidates conducting research with a focus on translational research that will impact clinical management of eye diseases, in areas of stem cell/gene therapies, ocular immunology, inflammation, infection, or neurovascular biology are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a joint appointment in one of the following basic science departments: Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine or Physiology and Neuroscience, as well as membership in one or more of the following renowned USC institutes: Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, Ginsburg Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics, or Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. The successful candidate is expected to form productive intra-departmental and interdepartmental collaborations with other faculty and contribute to broadening the USC Roski Eye Institute's vision research program.

Interested candidates should apply here and upload CV and cover letter.  For further inquiries contact:, or to 

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.

REQ20072871 Posted Date: 01/10/2021

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