Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization

ID#: 1586822
Hiring Department:
Job Type: Full Time


The Department of Ophthalmology seeks a faculty researcher to be a member of the Special and Scientific Staff at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. This position will hold an academic appointment at the Tufts University School of Medicine. 

Why Join Our Team:

The Department of Ophthalmology has a robust research program. Working together with a powerful team of basic scientists, clinicians and clinician-scientists, the Department provides a strong collaborative environment focused on the identification of pathogenic mechanisms of eye disease and curing visual impairment and blindness. Our mission also emphasizes training and mentoring physicians and scientists committed to careers in ophthalmology research.

The ophthalmology staff is comprised of 9 talented investigators and physician-scientists and more than 20 gifted researchers and trainees from around the world. They work closely together at our state-of-the art research facilities on the campus of Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine in downtown Boston.

Who You are:

• Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent terminal degree. We are particularly interested in candidates with active research programs that complement existing departmental strengths in cornea, retina and glaucoma research. We welcome applicants with expertise in regenerative medicine, neuroscience and/or artificial intelligence.

• The strongest candidates will have an excellent record of research accomplishments and extramurally funded research.

• The faculty member will provide mentoring in research to students and trainees.

• The successful applicant will report to the Director of Research and contribute to the development of the educational, research, and service programs of the Department of Ophthalmology.

• Competitive lab start-up funding is available, and the faculty member will have access to outstanding departmental and institutional core facilities.  

• Faculty rank at Tufts University School of Medicine will be commensurate with experience and expectations of future accomplishments.  

Employees of Tufts Medical Center Physician Organization receive: 

  • Guaranteed Base Salary 
  • Academic Appointment through Tufts University School of Medicine 
  • Substantive 401A retirement plan 
  • CME Funds and Time Away 
  • Generous Vacation and Holiday Policy 
  • Robust Benefits Package 

Location: Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

How to apply: You can apply for this position via the apply button located at the top of this listing. Applications should include a cover letter with a statement of current and future research interests, a curriculum vitae, and contacts of four references.

Should you have any questions regarding the position or any complications submitting an application with us, please feel free to reach out to Ian McCarthy, Senior Provider Recruiter, at Ian.Mccarthy@tuftsmedicine.org.    

Tufts Medical Center Physician Organization DEI and Social Responsibility Statement: We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are a powerful contributor to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome all candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and personality.  

Tufts University Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the University are expected to have, and continuously develop, skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/

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