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Cornea, Glaucoma, Comprehensive teaching Ophthalmologist Opportunity in a Growing Big 12 Texas City!! - Lubbock, TX, USA

Job Description

Don't miss this opportunity to join our outstanding team of dedicated teaching physicians and superb residents in a highly cohesive and supportive academic culture.

The Department of Ophthalmology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center seeks a full-time comprehensive ophthalmologist to join our diverse team of subspecialists and comprehensive ophthalmologists. Together, we provide primary eyecare through tertiary level subspecialty care to nearly 40,000 annual patient visits while simultaneously mentoring and training the next generation’s ophthalmologists.

If you excel at patient care but are looking for more significance in your career, perhaps you should consider joining our mission to grow the physicians of the future.  We encourage you to apply and learn more about our exciting opportunity.
To apply:  28098BR

Preferred applicants should be board certified or on the path to become board certified, eligible for medical licensure in Texas and eligible for faculty appointment.  Open Academic rank including Tenure track available, commensurate with qualifications, prior experience and record.

To learn more about Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and our great community of West Texas, see below.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Welcome to the  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center(TTUHSC) ,  where a dedication to education, patient care, and research has impacted the health of West Texas and beyond for more than 50 years. We meet the healthcare needs of more than 2.75 million people who live throughout a vast 108-county stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico.

Our passion , since our founding in 1969, has been improving health outcomes in the most unreached, underserved communities in West Texas and around the world. If you share that passion – if medicine is as much a vocation as an occupation for you – then you’ll find a curriculum and a community ready to make your life our purpose. Welcome to your future.  We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and continue to build a top-ranked research environment with significant studies underway in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases, and rural health.

As a comprehensive health sciences center, our mission is to enrich the lives of others by educating students to become collaborative healthcare professionals, providing excellent patient care, and advancing knowledge through innovative research

TTUHSC educates students , provides patient care, and conducts biomedical and clinical research. We graduate the most healthcare professionals in the state of Texas. Nationally recognized for innovative programs, academic achievement, and cutting-edge research, we are training the next generation of highly qualified health professionals. To date, we have trained more than 28,000 healthcare professionals who now serve patients and drive medical discovery in tangible, life-changing ways – both for the 2.75 million people in our immediate service area and beyond.

• The AAMC has ranked Texas Tech #1 in faculty satisfaction  (Promotion & Tenure, Transparency, Women's satisfaction in the workplace)
• Top 10% in the U.S. for diversity
• TTUHSC Graduating Medical students are in the top 15% 
• Clinical Research institute available to faculty with Biostatisticians, Research Nurses
• Collaboration with area hospitals including Level 1 Trauma, Level 4 NICU

At TTUHSC - You are the Future of Health:   TTUHSC-School of Medicine   |   Texas Tech Physicians Clinics  | Texas Tech Physicians Health & Wellness

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.


About Lubbock, TX

Lubbock, Texas - The Hub City - Metro Population 318,679

Explore local trails, savor the taste of Texas High Plains wine and craft brews, or immerse yourself in Lubbock’s talent at the First Friday Art Trail—Lubbock offers unique experiences for all. From local artists and entertainment to first-class dining and an evolving culture.

Cost of Living: The Lubbock area boasts a low cost of living at 91.5% of the national average.
Commute: Enjoy a short average commute time of just 16 minutes.
Accolades Received in the Last 5 Years:

  • Top 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family
  • Top 25 Best Large Cities to Start a Business
  • Top 10 Best Cities for College Graduates

Climate: With an average of 265 days of sunshine each year, Lubbock provides the perfect environment to soak up Vitamin D while enjoying the city's offerings. Come experience predominantly warm days and cool nights throughout the year.

Fun Fact: Lubbock is home to five award-winning wineries and cultivates 80% of the wine grapes for the State of Texas. Whether you crave a savory red blend or a crisp Chardonnay, indulge your senses as you learn the wine-making process from experts.
Education: Lubbock boasts 3 Independent School Districts (ISDs) and 5 additional ISDs within 15 miles. Frenship ISD, located in Lubbock & Wolfforth, is ranked in the top 25 Best School Districts in Texas and the top 3% of Best School Districts in America. Notable private and parochial pre-K through 12th-grade schools are also present, with Lubbock area schools excelling state-wide in academics, athletics, and fine arts.
Culture: As the first designated cultural district in Texas, Lubbock celebrates its artistic roots on stage, on display, and on record. Home to world-renowned and local art, the city invites you to explore state-of-the-art galleries or get hands-on at a printmaking studio. Dive into the legacy of rock ‘n’ roll legend Buddy Holly at Lubbock’s newest premiere theater venue, the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences.

Historical Exploration: Travel back in time to witness the history of agriculture and ranching innovation on the South Plains. Whether strolling through the 19-acre historical park at the National Ranching Heritage Center or discovering artifacts at the Lubbock Lake Landmark, experience Lubbock’s western heritage and pioneering spirit like a local.
The Hub City: Lubbock is home to four universities and a community college, boasting an overall student enrollment exceeding 55,000. With Texas Tech University at the city's heart, something is always happening in Lubbock— sports, theatre, or recreation, catering to the whole family.

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Employer: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Location: Lubbock, TX, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Ophthalmology
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