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

Ocular Oncologist

The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is expanding and seeks an outstanding Ocular Oncologist at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level. We are seeking an outstanding individual who is board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Candidates must possess an M.D. degree and be eligible for Texas licensure. Successful completion of at least one year of fellowship training or an established reputation in Ocular Oncology is required. Duties will include sharing responsibility with existing faculty for didactic and clinical training of residents and fellows in general and Ocular Oncology diseases as well as clinical care of patients at faculty practice sites. The successful candidate must have demonstrated medical and surgical skills.

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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.

Optomerist Devoted to Neuro-Ophthalmology Practice

The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a full-time Optometrist with an interest in neuro-ophthalmology devoted to neuro-ophthalmology entry level care, triage, and follow up of stable patients. The appointment will be at the Faculty Associate level.  Duties include, evaluation of entry level neuro-ophthalmology patients, direct as needed for further evaluation or therapy and routine follow up of stabilized neuro-ophthalmology patients as well as standard optometric core if time permits. O.D. Degree with interest in neuro-ophthalmology and at least one year of experience preferred. Must be eligible for a Texas state optometry license.

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 Devoted to Neuro-Ophthalmology Triage

The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a full-time comprehensive ophthalmologist who is at the next phase of their career to work as a non-surgical, medical ophthalmologist largely, if not solely, devoted to neuro-ophthalmology entry level care and triage. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level. Duties include evaluation of entry level neuro-ophthalmology patients, direction as needed for further evaluation or therapy and routine follow up of stabilized neuro-ophthalmology patients. An M.D. degree and Board Certification in Ophthalmology with a current Texas state license is required.

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.

Neuro-Ophthalmologist

The Department of Ophthalmology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is expanding and seeks an outstanding Neuro-Ophthalmologist at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level. Additional subspecialty training or interest in medical/surgical and comprehensive ophthalmology is a plus but not required. We are seeking an outstanding individual who is board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Candidates must possess an M.D. degree and be eligible for Texas licensure. Successful completion of fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology is required. Duties will include sharing responsibility with existing faculty for didactic and clinical training of residents and fellows in general and neuro-ophthalmic diseases as well as clinical care of patients at faculty practice sites. The successful candidate must have demonstrated medical and surgical skills.

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 Ophthalmologists

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 board eligible in ophthalmology, and eligible for a Texas medical license. Subspecialty training is a plus, but not required. This position will serve to help supervise residents and fellows at Parkland Memorial Hospital, as well as develop a faculty clinical practice. Experience in resident teaching and current practice in medical and surgical ophthalmology, or a recent graduate of a residency or fellowship training program preferred.

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

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.

Cornea Subspecialist

The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is expanding and seeks an outstanding subspecialty trained cornea surgeon with expertise in lamellar corneal transplantation and broad interest in cornea, anterior segment surgery including cataract and keratorefractive surgery, and external disease to join an established group of similar physicians. We prefer established academic credentials in patient care, teaching, and clinical/translational research. Academic level at Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor rank with preference for established track record.

Candidates should have an M.D. degree and be board certified or board eligible in Ophthalmology with subspecialty fellowship training, and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Texas. Applications from new or established clinician scientists are encouraged.

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to:

James P. McCulley, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
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 Health℠  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.