Chair Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
June 11, 2018
Based on academic and experien
Full Time - Experienced
About the Position
The UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences seeks a Chair with vision and the ability to lead, develop and grow this outstanding department. The Chair is responsible for the quality of educational, scientific, and clinical programs, as well as the overall leadership and management of this highly diverse and respected department. This oversight includes the appropriate and optimal use of human, financial, space and other resources to successfully manage the clinical, educational and research missions of the department.
Required Education / Experience
MD and/or PhD degree, Progressively responsible leadership experience, demonstrated familiarity with academic administration in a specialty field, demonstrative comprehensive understanding of a medical school/hospital environment, board certification in a specialty field and the ability to obtain a Texas state medical board license.
Established in 1891, UTMB has a long history of advancing health science education, research, and patient care. We were the first Academic Health Center in Texas and home to the state’s first schools of medicine, nursing, and allied health sciences. UTMB is comprised of 4 schools, 3 institutes, with 3 hospitals and clinics throughout the state supporting medical education. The Medical School enrolls 230 students per class and 1 in 6 Texas physicians have trained at UTMB.