Employment Opportunities

Michigan Medicine’s Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to improving lives around the world by enhancing vision. Located in culturally rich southeastern Michigan the department has over 100 clinical and research faculty and more than 500 employees in 10 different locations surrounding beautiful Ann Arbor. The department is deliberate in fostering a culture centered around the guiding principles of innovation, teamwork, inclusivity, caring, and integrity.

Staff Positions

Please visit Careers at the University of Michigan website.

Faculty Positions

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

We are seeking to enhance our faculty by adding 1 position for a clinician member of our comprehensive service to work in a dynamic and creative academic environment located in one of our community offices.  Opportunities for partnering with other disciplines exist and the ideal candidate will be interested in innovative program development that addresses the clinical and research needs of our patients.  Contributions toward teaching and administration are highly valued. 

We welcome applicants to apply who are Board-eligible or certified in ophthalmology and who meet eh licensure requirements in the State of Michigan.  This full-time position is on the clinical track.  The University of Michigan is a collaborative educational institution with leading programs in every discipline from engineering to business to public health with whom our current faculty partner.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please  address inquiries to Jill Bixler,MD, Search Lead, WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105, or at jegreen@med.umich.edu and cc: Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu and Wendy Mrdjenovich at wmrdjeno@med.umich.edu

Optometrist

We are seeking to enhance our faculty by adding an optometrist to join our team of providers in a dynamic and creative academic environment. Proficiency in primary eye care is required. Experience in specialty contact lens fitting and/or low vision is a plus with an opportunity to learn from seasoned experts in this area. This position is in a community office. Applicants should be willing to work in more than one office setting, evenings, and/or weekends as needed.

This faculty appointment in the University of Michigan Medical School as well as a clinician at Michigan Medicine is ideal for those who thrive in seeing challenging cases, interprofessional relationships, and academic prowess. Opportunities in innovative program development that addresses the clinical and research needs of our patients and contributions toward teaching are highly valued.

We welcome applicants to apply who are residency trained and Michigan licensed or eligible. This full-time position can be either on the clinical or instructional track depending on individual qualifications and career aspirations. The University of Michigan is a collaborative educational institution with leading programs in every discipline from engineering to business to public health with whom our current faculty partner.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please address inquiries to Jill Bixler,MD, Search Lead, Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105, or at jegreen@med.umich.edu and cc: Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu and Wendy Mrdjenovich at wmrdjeno@med.umich.edu

About Our Organization

The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan School of Medicine is dedicated to improving lives by preserving and enhancing vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity. Our search committees are multidisciplinary in nature. 

Ann Arbor, Michigan has a remarkable cultural and living environment. The University of Michigan Medical School  provides an outstanding environment for research in all areas of biomedicine, and has for many years been a leading center for research in ophthalmology, visual sciences, bioinformatics, human genetics and genomics. The Kellogg Eye Center was recently ranked #8 in the nation in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of Best Hospitals in Ophthalmology. We are committed to the ultimate goal of improving lives by preserving and enhancing vision through outstanding research and clinical care while promoting a diverse workforce, environment and culture. For more information, see medicine.umich.edu/dept/ophthalmology and umkelloggeye.org.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

We promote excellence through diversity and encourage women and Underrepresented minorities to apply. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Read the University of Michigan's Nondiscrimination Policy Notice.

The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual-career families, and is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff and student body.

These positions will complement our section that provides
care in Ann Arbor and surrounding communities. 
We are seeking faculty who will work as part of a collaborative
team.  We value individuals interested in
partnering with their disciplines to address the complex needs of our patients.