Careers at Kellogg

The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.

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The University of Michigan Health System 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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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.

Faculty job listings on this page:


Comprehensive Ophthalmology Position

As part of the University of Michigan Health System, the Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity. We welcome applicants who are Board-eligible or certified in Ophthalmology, with additional interests in administration, teaching, or research. We are seeking to add to our comprehensive ophthalmology service and will consider all applicants, including those with subspecialty training. Patient care is based in Ann Arbor and our surrounding satellite locations all located within 20 miles of the main campus, along with the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Medical Center. 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 Chair, at jegreen@med.umich.edu or 734-763-5506 and cc Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu.


Computational Medicine: Clinical Informatics and Ocular Informatics

Joint Faculty Positions, Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University of Michigan

The University of Michigan Medical School Departments of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics and Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences are partnering to seek outstanding applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions.  Successful candidates will establish independent, interdisciplinary research programs at the interface of vision science and computational medicine to address basic and translational research in the biology of vision, with the ultimate goal of improving lives by preserving and enhancing vision. The first position focuses on clinical informatics of eye diseases, with research involving disease ontology, deep phenotyping using EHRs and other sources, tissue banking, epidemiology and comorbidity with chronic conditions (such as diabetes) affecting vision health. The second position focuses on ocular informatics, including genetic and integrative -omic studies of eye development and disease. The candidate is expected to have expertise in systems/network biology, multi-omic integrative analysis of disease mechanisms, or development of innovative bioinformatics methods. The positions are in the instructional (tenure) track and are full-time. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

Job Location

Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI. 48109

Salary

According to experience, and competitive

Benefits

Standard benefit for full-time U-M employees.  

Requirements

Successful candidates will have a PhD and/or MD degree, or equivalent, in areas as described above.  Publications, funding record, a detailed research plan, collaborative experience, and demonstrated interest in graduate and post-doctoral education will be essential components of the application.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a letter of interest with Curriculum Vitae, Research Plan, and a list of three or more references with current contact information to:
DCMB-Ophthalmology Search Committee, care of Ms. Mrdjenovich; The University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center Rm 7300, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.  Email: ophthyrecruit@umich.edu


Cornea Faculty Postitions

As part of the University of Michigan Health System, the Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity. We welcome applicants who are Board-eligible or certified in Ophthalmology and have completed subspecialty fellowship training, with additional interests in administration, teaching or research. We are seeking to add to our cornea faculty for two positions: 1) a mid-career clinician-scientist with either actual or potential research funding, and 2) a junior level clinician.  Patient care is based in Ann Arbor and our surrounding satellite 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.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

Please address inquiries to Christy Nelson, MD, Search Chair, at cnelson@med.umich.edu or 734-764-2183 and cc Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu.


Imaging Faculty Job Posting

Job Summary

The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan School of Medicine is actively recruiting for a full-time tenure track faculty member with an interest in developing novel imaging technology in Ophthalmology as an Assistant, Associate, or full Professor. Kellogg Eye Center is building an interdisciplinary, multimodality Ophthalmic Imaging Center of Excellence and is looking for additional research principal investigators. Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation, and integrity. As such, our search committees are multidisciplinary in nature.   As a faculty, we are committed to enhancing a diverse workforce,  environment and culture.

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences comprises 96 faculty, 11 clinical fellows, 21 residents, and 12 postdoctoral fellows per year. This faculty represents excellence, depth and diversity with 26 research laboratories and 7 ophthalmology subspecialty clinics. They are scientifically active and have federal, non-federal and private funding. Many faculty members have secondary appointments in basic science departments, and each has a solid record of training successful and productive residents, fellows, medical students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and undergraduates. The department receives more than $14 million in research funding annually in 2015 with $6.8 million from the National Institutes of Health, ranking Kellogg #10 in NIH funding among eye institutions in the USA. In 2015, Kellogg ranked #6 in research output. Faculty members are nationally and internationally known and respected.

The overall scientific environment in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences provides an exceptional and state-of-the-art environment for imaging and vision research. Several laboratories are currently engaged in active novel imaging research. The Department has an NIH-funded Core Center for Vision Research, which provides an Instrument Shop Module and the state-of-the-art Morphology and Imaging Module.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience based on the University of Michigan pay scales.

Required Qualifications

The candidate must have completed a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or M.D. or equivalent) and demonstrated excellence in advancing the field of imaging. The required qualifications include:

  • Evidence of scholarly activity as evidenced by recent publication record in leading, peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills as evidenced by conference presentations at national and international conferences
  • Successful experience in growing a research program with the ability to obtain funding from public and private sources
  • Excellent teamwork capability with a leadership ability to create a positive, collegial atmosphere
  • Experience collaborating with other principal investigators, particularly with investigators in different disciplines and fields
  • Strong organizational skills
  • The ability to coordinate multiple tasks and manage competing priorities

Preferred candidates will also have experience:

  • Working in multidisciplinary teams composed of engineers, optics experts, scientists, and clinicians from numerous backgrounds
  • Supervising trainees at numerous levels, including undergraduate, graduate, medical school, and postgraduate levels.
  • Experience in imaging in the field of ophthalmology is preferred but not required.

Please address inquiries to Yannis Paulus, MD, Search Chair, at ypaulus@med.umich.edu and cc Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu.


Neuro-ophthalmology Faculty Position

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.

We are seeking a neuro-ophthalmologist clinician or clinician-scientist. Applicants should 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 direct inquiries to Jonathan Trobe, MD, Chair, Neuro-Ophthalmology Search Committee, University of Michigan, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, Phone 734.763.9147, Fax 734.232.8181, jdtrobe@med.umich.edu, and to Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs office, sfee@med.umich.edu


Oculoplastic Faculty Positions

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. We have two oculoplastic positions open to complement our section that provides care in Ann Arbor and the surrounding communities. We are seeking clinicians or clinician-scientists to work as part of a collaborative team, and value individuals interested in partnering with other disciplines that address the complex needs of our patients. We welcome applicants to apply who are board-eligible or certified in ophthalmology and have completed an oculoplastics fellowship. 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. Alan Sugar, Vice-Chair, at WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 48104, or at asugar@med.umich.edu  and cc Shannan Saltz,  Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu


Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

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. We have two pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus positions 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 additional interests in administration, teaching or research. We are seeking to expand our busy pediatric ophthalmology service with patient care based in Ann Arbor and our surrounding satellite locations, all located within 20 miles of the main campus, along with the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Medical Center. 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. Christopher Gappy, at WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 48105, or at cgappy@med.umich.edu  and cc Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu


Research-Instructional Tenure Track

The University of Michigan School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position. Successful candidates will be expected to establish 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 such as Molecular and Integrative Physiology or Cell and Developmental Biology. Applicants focused on all areas of vision research will be evaluated with particular consideration given to those studying neuronal development and regeneration/ restoration, neuro-inflammation related to blinding eye diseases, and systems biology related to the retinal neurovascular unit. Candidates applying for the rank of assistant or associate professor are particularly encouraged to apply.

The position is for the instructional tenure track and is full-time.  Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. 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 Vision Core grant supporting outstanding facilities and a training grant for graduate students and fellows in eye research. The University is located in beautiful Ann Arbor, MI, with a vibrant and diverse community.

Please address inquires and send cover letter and curriculum vitae to Mrs. Wendy Mrdjenovich wmrdjeno@med.umich.edu and cc Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu.


Urgent/Float Comprehensive Ophthalmology Position

As part of the University of Michigan Health System, the Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity. We welcome applicants who are Board-eligible or certified in Ophthalmology, with interest in seeing patients in an urgent clinic setting or in a float capacity within the department. We are seeking to add to our comprehensive ophthalmology service and will consider all applicants, including those with subspecialty training.  Patient care is based in Ann Arbor and our surrounding satellite locations all located within 20 miles of the main campus, along with the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Medical Center. 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 Chair, at jegreen@med.umich.edu or 734-763-5506 and cc Shannan Saltz, Department Faculty Affairs Office, at sfee@med.umich.edu.


 


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