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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Tenure Track Faculty - Department of Ophthalmology in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The department of Ophthalmology seeks to fill a research related tenure-track appointment with an expectation for developing and conducting research and securing outside grant and contract funds for scholarly research activity. Provides leadership to Post-Doc’s, research associates, and graduate students; participation in school and university service activities; pursuit of professional development programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

MD, a PhD, and/or an MD, PhD (or equivalent) with significant research training in an appropriate field, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding record of research accomplishments (at least to the level of meritorious achievement) in research and/or other scholarly activities as demonstrated by completed research and/or publications. Demonstrated scholarly activity, and service, and demonstrated excellence in research.

Five or more total years full-time experience at the level of Post-Doctoral Fellow or Instructor in appropriate higher educational settings or its equivalent, and education beyond the terminal degree.


  • Presents results and prepares publications; contributes to refereed publications beyond dissertation papers.

  • Oversee laboratory operations at the Emory Eye Center as applicable

  • Supervise laboratory personnel and research staff.

  • May collaborate with external researchers.

  • May on occasion teach at the department level.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

The Department of Ophthalmology, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.

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Job Number 107521

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Ophthal: Admin

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Clinic Bldg B

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working in a laboratory

Required Documents List of Recommenders, List of References, Research Interests, Sample Published Paper