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 teamwork, caring, inclusion, integrity, and innovation.

 

Staff Positions

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Faculty Positions

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

We seek to enhance our faculty by adding a clinician member to our comprehensive service to work in a dynamic and creative academic environment. 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. 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, 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

Glaucoma Clinician

We are seeking to enhance our faculty by adding positions for a clinician member of our glaucoma service to work in a dynamic and creative academic environment. The ideal candidate will be interested in innovative program development that addresses the clinical needs of our patients and have skills and an interest in complex anterior segment surgery. Contributions toward teaching and administration are highly valued.

We welcome applicants to apply who are Board-eligible or certified in ophthalmology and have completed a glaucoma fellowship. This full-time position is on the clinical track and can be moved to the tenure track for eligible candidates. 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, 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.

Neuro-Ophthalmology

We are seeking a neuro-ophthalmologist clinician. Applicants should be board-eligible or certified in ophthalmology and have completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology. Tasks would be divided between patient care, research, and teaching in neuro-ophthalmology with a component in comprehensive ophthalmology.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please address inquiries to Dr. Jill Bixler, at WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 48105, or 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

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

We have a pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus full time clinical position open. We welcome ABO board eligible or board certified applicants that have completed subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology to join our team for an outstanding clinical and academic career in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. We welcome candidates with proven research expertise and experience in administration and faculty leadership. We are seeking to expand our busy pediatric ophthalmology service with patient care based in Ann Arbor and our surrounding community office locations. 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. As a faculty, we are committed to having a diverse workforce, environment, and culture.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please address inquiries to Dr. Jill Bixler, at WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 48105, or 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.

Pediatric and Adult Vitreoretinal

The University of Michigan School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is seeking outstanding candidates with fellowship training in pediatric and adult vitreoretinal surgery and a clinical or basic research focus on retinal diseases. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a clinical and surgical practice in pediatric and adult retina, including screening and surgical treatment of ROP, and an independent research program in visual sciences with a primary appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology. A joint appointment in an appropriate basic science department will be considered for applicable candidates.

The candidate will be expected to participate in research and graduate education as well as in departmental efforts in education in ophthalmology and visual sciences. Additional teaching duties may be associated with a joint appointment in a basic science department. The University of Michigan Medical School provides an outstanding academic environment for all areas of biomedical sciences and has for many years been a leading center for research in ophthalmology and visual sciences. Vision research at the University of Michigan is supported by a Vision Core grant supporting outstanding facilities and an NEI-funded training grant for graduate students and fellows in eye research.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please address inquiries to Dr. Jill Bixler, at WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 48105, or 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

Ocular Oncology

We have an Ocular Oncology position open. We welcome ABO board eligible or board certified applicants that have completed subspecialty fellowship training in ocular oncology or other ophthalmic subspecialty training with a focus in oncology to join our team for an outstanding clinical and academic career. We welcome candidates with proven research expertise and experience in administration and faculty leadership.  We are seeking to expand our ocular oncology service with patient care based in Ann Arbor and our surrounding community office locations.  The positions can be either on the clinical or instructional track and are full-time. 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.  As a faculty, we are committed to having a diverse workforce, environment, and culture.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please address inquiries to Dr. Jill Bixler, at WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 48105, or 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. Our search committees are multidisciplinary in nature.

Oculoplastics

Due to strong continuing growth in clinical demand as well as interest in further expanding our academic program, the Kellogg Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology at Michigan Medicine, is seeking to recruit an additional faculty member in the Oculoplastics sub-specialty. We welcome ABO board eligible or board-certified applicants that have completed subspecialty fellowship training in Oculoplastics to join our team. We are seeking faculty who desire to work as part of a team interested in innovative approaches and partnering with diverse disciplines to address the complex needs of our patients.

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. As a faculty, we are committed to having a diverse workforce, environment, and culture. Our search committees are multidisciplinary in nature.

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

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

Uveitis Retina

The University of Michigan School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is seeking outstanding physician-scientist candidates with dual fellowship training in uveitis and retina and a clinical or basic research focus on uveitis and ocular inflammation.  Successful candidates will be expected to establish a clinical practice and an independent research program in visual sciences with a primary appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology and a joint appointment in an appropriate basic science department (if applicable).  Applicants focused on translational study of disease mechanisms are sought.

The candidate will be expected to participate in research and graduate education as well as in departmental efforts in education in ophthalmology and visual sciences. Additional teaching duties may be associated with a joint appointment in a basic science department.  For appropriate candidates there is an opportunity to lead the Uveitis Section.  The University of Michigan Medical School provides an outstanding academic environment for all areas of biomedical sciences and has for many years been a leading center for research in ophthalmology and visual sciences.  Vision research at the University of Michigan is supported by a Vision Core grant supporting outstanding facilities and an NEI-funded training grant for graduate students and fellows in eye research.

The position is for the instructional tenure track and is full-time. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials.  Please address inquires and send cover letter and curriculum vitae to Wendy Mrdjenovich at wmrdjeno@med.umich.edu and cc: Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu.

Required Qualifications

Successful candidates will have an MD ± PhD degree, or equivalent, in areas as described above. Documentation of scholarly ability and achievement (record of publications in peer-reviewed journals; record of acquisition of external funding for research programs, detailed research plan, collaborative research experience) is expected. Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated interest in graduate and post-doctoral education and possess critical teaching skills.

About Our Organization

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website.

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.