Academic Oculoplastic Ophthalmologist

Southeast University Seeking Oculoplastic Ophthalmology Faculty

Memphis, TN 38104
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Merritt Hawkins

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Merritt Hawkins, the nation's leading academic search firm, invites you to consider an opportunity with one of the most innovative health systems in the United States. This is an opportunity to join an established Ophthalmology division as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. We are seeking a board certified Ophthalmologist with fellowship training in Oculoplastic/Oculofacial Surgery to join the faculty at the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Ophthalmology.  This is an opportunity to make an impact in an elite department that is looking to further expand its academic and clinical footprint under the direction of a new department chair.

The Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Ophthalmology provides comprehensive eye exams and specialty eye care for Memphis and the Mid-South. It also attracts patients from throughout the nation and world. Hamilton Eye Institute is nationally renowned among the top 10 ophthalmology institutes in the country for its expertise in treating complex eye conditions. For more than a decade, members of our faculty have been listed among Best Doctors in America® for the quality of care they provide to patients.

The Hamilton Eye Institute has built a reputation for continually advancing the field of ophthalmic medicine, from preventive vision care to advanced treatment of complex eye disease or trauma. Our ophthalmology specialty clinics feature state-of-the-art examination equipment that allows our specialists to accurately diagnose issues and develop treatment plans tailored to each patient.

This area is a perfect mix of everything a large city can provide, with the flexibility of living in a smaller setting. A city large enough to support professional sports, international airports, all major industries, and diversity. Physicians choose to live here for these benefits and have remained due to great reimbursement, low incident of malpractice, and a high quality of life. Money Magazine recently ranked this city in the top five most affordable cost of livings in the United States. Other highlights include:
  • No state income tax – unbeatable cost of living
  • Excellent schools
  • Warm summers and mild winters
  • Jazz, blues, and various culture abounds in this vibrant city
  • Zoo, museum, international airport, upscale dining, and country clubs
  • Busy international airport
  • Championship golf year-round
  • No traffic jams
  • Different festival every weekend, famous for arts/food festivals

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-2112 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.