Associate or Professor of Ophthalmology (Tenure-Track)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20072871
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.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.