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Duke Ophthalmology Cornea and Ocular Immunology Faculty Position

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2024

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Duke Eye Center is accepting applications for a highly qualified, full-time, fellowship-trained cornea and external disease specialist, with a concentration in ocular surface disease and ocular immunology to join the esteemed Foster Center for Ocular Immunology, a multidisciplinary program of distinction that provides individualized care for patients suffering from ocular surface disease and complex corneal conditions and is focused on basic, clinical, and translational research. The candidate will also be a member of the cornea and external disease faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology at Duke School of Medicine.

Candidates must have successfully completed an ACGME accredited ophthalmology residency training program and certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology or eligible. Applicants must have completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease with training in ocular immunology and post-fellowship work experience required.

This position requires excellent clinical and surgical skills (specifically in high-risk grafts, limbal stem transplants, keratoprosthesis, etc.), dedication to academic cornea and ocular immunology, and commitment to teamwork and professional growth. The faculty member will be expected to engage in teaching of cornea fellows and ophthalmology residents as well as research activities. Faculty rank will be determined by experience and credentials.

Duke Eye Center is a top 10 ranked program by the US News & World Report Best Hospitals survey since the survey began more than 30 years ago. Duke Eye Center is proud to be the home of many pioneers in ophthalmology with more than 100 clinical and research faculty.

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The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents that offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage - there are options for every lifestyle. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers - Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has helped create a region that is culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit

With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Please Note : In order to be considered for this position, you must attach your CV, select SUBMIT APPLICATION, and then complete the Duke required information on the following page.

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