Assistant Professor (Term) (Job Id: 42741)

Updated: 3 months ago

Job ID: 42741

Location: Ophthalmology

Position Description

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, has an opening for a full-time tenure or term track faculty member in the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service. Applicants must have graduated from a fully-accredited ophthalmology residency, have training in an approved fellowship, and be certified or eligible for the American Board of Ophthalmology and licensure in the state of Kentucky. The successful candidate will have clinical and educational responsibilities in the department as well as with University of Louisville Physicians/UofL Health. 

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is located in the University of Louisville Health - Eye Institute, on the campus of the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center.  The University of Louisville Hospitals, University of Louisville outpatient facilities, Norton Hospital, and Norton Children's Hospital comprise the hospitals in the medical center complex. Our clinical faculty also operates at University of Louisville Medical Center East and Baptist Hospital East. 

Louisville, Kentucky is the 29th largest city in the nation and offers the perfect blend of small town charm and cosmopolitan advantages. The city has a thriving arts and sports community, world-class health facilities, nationally recognized schools, a scenic waterfront, superb restaurants, historic homes, and a quality of life that is the envy of many larger metropolitan centers. 

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is committed to creating equitable and inclusive campus environments that accelerate the success of the full range of our students, residents, fellows and employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, research agendas, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the increasingly diverse student populations we admit and hope to serve.  

Applicants are expected to have a strong commitment to clinical care, teaching and research in an academic setting.

Interested persons are invited to direct inquiries and curriculum vitae to:

Joern B. Soltau, MD

Associate Professor

Chair, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Dr. William H. and Mrs. Blondina F. Evans Endowed Chair

University of Louisville School of Medicine

UofLHealth - Eye Institute

301 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd.

Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-852-7445

Fax: 502-852-4595


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.


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