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

Uveitis Ophthalmologist

The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is expanding and seeks an additional outstanding Uveitis Ophthalmologist to join an existing full time faculty uveitis practice for a position as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Positions include busy medical/surgical practices in our main campus faculty practice and at our major affiliated teaching hospitals, e.g., teaching/supervising residents and fellows at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Candidates should have an M.D. degree and be board certified or board eligible in ophthalmology, fellowship trained in uveitis, and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Texas. Interests should be primarily uveitis with or without comprehensive ophthalmology or other subspecialty interest. Applications from new or established clinician scientists are encouraged.

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

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

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex, including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status.

In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex, including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status.

In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex, including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status.

In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Comprehensive Ophthalmologists

1. 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 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.
MC 9057
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390-9057
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu

2. 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 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.
MC 9057
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390-9057
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu

3. 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 be in our faculty practice on our main campus and one of our Dallas satellites to develop a faculty clinical practice. The position will also include significant time at our primary affiliated teaching hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital, where both outpatient clinic and OR resident supervision will occur. An established medical and surgical ophthalmologist or recent graduate of a resident or fellowship training program is preferred.

Please send CV and cover letter to:

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

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex, including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status.

In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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.
MC 9057
Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390-9057
nancy.mcculloch@utsouthwestern.edu

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex, including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status.

In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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 Healthâ„  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 Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex, including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. 

In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is expanding its retina service and seeks an outstanding Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon to join an existing full-time faculty practice. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Must have demonstrated skills in the area of surgical vitreo-retinal disease, and medical retina. A background interest in clinical or basic research in retinal diseases is desired. Duties will include sharing in the responsibility, with existing faculty, for didactic and clinical training of residents, fellows, and practicing ophthalmologists in vitreo-retinal and medical retinal diseases. Will provide high quality clinical care to patients with vitreo-retinal and medical retinal diseases at UT Southwestern Medical Center and our affiliated teaching hospitals. Candidates must be interested in collaborative research on retinal vascular or degenerative diseases, e.g., AMO with established investigators in our department. Candidates should have an M.D. degree and be board-certified or board-eligible in ophthalmology with at least two years of subspecialty training in vitreo-retinal diseases.

Please send CV and Cover Letter to:

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

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex, including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status.

In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.