Careers in Ophthalmology

Open faculty positions (if any) are listed below. Visit Human Resources for other career opportunities at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Faculty Openings

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center announces an opening for an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. We seek an outstanding individual with an M.D. degree who is board certified (or eligible) in ophthalmology with a Texas Medical License. This position will serve to help supervise residents and fellows at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Duties will include primary oversight of ophthalmology consultation and hospital/emergency department patients; supervision of new and general ophthalmology clinics; and supervision of procedures in operating rooms, minor surgery room, and laser suites. In addition to general teaching duties for residents and fellows, opportunities exist to participate in faculty practice (either as comprehensive ophthalmologist or in applicant’s area of subspecialty training). 

Interested individuals should send curriculum vitae and a cover letter to:

James McCulley, M.D. 
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Department of Ophthalmology
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-9057
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu 

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is expanding and seeks an outstanding Comprehensive Ophthalmologist for positions as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Positions include busy medical/surgical practices on our main campus as well as our Fort Worth satellite office. Comprehensive opportunities involving teaching/supervising residents and clinical research are also available at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Candidates should have an M.D. degree and be board certified (or eligible) in ophthalmology, and be eligible for medical licensure in Texas. Interests should be primarily comprehensive ophthalmology; however, subspecialty interests will be considered. Applications from new or established clinician scientists are encouraged.

Please send CV and cover letter to:

James P. McCulley, M.D. 
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
5323 Harry Hines Blvd. 
Dallas, TX 75390-9057 
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Glaucoma Subspecialist

M.D. degree with at least three years of postdoctoral training in ophthalmology and one year of fellowship training in glaucoma. Boarded or board eligible, American Board of Ophthalmology. Eligibility for Texas Medical License required. Develop referral practice in glaucoma. Participate in glaucoma research. Provide high-quality fellow, resident, and medical student didactic clinical training. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

Please send CV and cover letter to:

James P. McCulley, M.D. 
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
5323 Harry Hines Blvd. 
Dallas, TX 75390-9057 
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Vitreoretinal Subspecialist

M.D. degree who is ABO boarded or board eligible in ophthalmology with at least two years of subspecialty training in vitreoretinal diseases. Additional fellowship training in uveitis is desirable, but not required. Must have demonstrated skills in the area of surgical vitreoretinal disease and medical retina and background interests in clinical or basic research in retinal diseases. Eligibility of Texas Medical License required. Duties will include sharing in the responsibility, with existing faculty, for didactic and clinical training of residents, fellow, and practicing ophthalmologists in vitreoretinal and medical retinal diseases. Provide high-quality clinical care to patients with vitreoretinal and medical retinal diseases at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Candidates must be interested in collaborative laboratory research on retinal vascular diseases or degenerative, e.g., AMO with established investigators in our Department. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

Please send CV and cover letter to:

James P. McCulley, M.D. 
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
5323 Harry Hines Blvd. 
Dallas, TX 75390-9057 
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is now recruiting an additional Pediatric Ophthalmologist at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level. We seek an outstanding individual with an M.D. degree who is board certified (or eligible) by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is eligible for Texas medical licensure. Successful completion of a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship is required.

Duties will include sharing in the responsibility, with existing faculty, for didactic and clinical training of residents and fellows and clinical care of patients at Children's Medical Center Dallas and UT Southwestern-affiliated faculty practice sites. The successful applicant must have demonstrated medical and surgical skills and interest in all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. An established interest in/or willingness to pursue clinical research is desirable.

Interested candidates should send CV and cover letter to:

David R. Weakley, Jr., M.D.
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
5323 Harry Hines Blvd. 
Dallas, TX 75390-9057
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Optometrist

The Department of Ophthalmology is seeking an Optometrist for a full-time Faculty Associate position. Duties include refracting and writing prescriptions for eyeglasses, fitting of contact lenses, and working with patients of the Ophthalmology faculty at all faculty practice sites including the James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital. O.D. degree with current Texas state license and preferred at least one year of practical experience. 

Interested candidates should send CV and cover letter to:

James P. McCulley, M.D. 
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
5323 Harry Hines Blvd. 
Dallas, TX 75390-9057
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.