Assistant Professor of Research Ophthalmology

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Research Ophthalmology

Keck School of Medicine Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students. and staff that make the university what it is.

The USC Department of Ophthalmology is nationally ranked by U.S. News and has a long track record of excellence in clinical care, vision research, and cultivating leaders in the field. In FY 2021, the USC Department of Ophthalmology ranked # 2 among all ophthalmology departments in federal NIH funding. The USC Roski Eye Institute has been nationally ranked as one of the top ophthalmology hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report for 28 consecutive years (ranked # 13 for best hospital for ophthalmology in the nation).

The Department of Ophthalmology and Roski Eye Institute at USC is currently seeking an outstanding candidate for a full-time, non tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Research Ophthalmology who will actively participate in the ongoing research projects for the assessment of retinal oxygen metabolism, neurovascular coupling, and characterization of microvascular hemodynamics in ocular and systemic diseases.  The laboratory provides an invigorating, collaborative, and productive work environment.

The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in the evaluation of retinal diseases, a strong publication record, excellent analytical and communication skills, and he ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary research team.  The candidate should hold an M.D. or Ph.D. in biological sciences, and be creative, responsible, and highly motivated.

Apply here and upload a cover letter and a curriculum vitae and 3 references. For more information, please send an email to Norma T. Sayoto at

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.