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Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center)
Dallas, Texas (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Health Science
Job Type
Head of Department
Employment - Hours
Full time

The UT Southwestern Department of Ophthalmology is in the midst of a major expansion and seeks a Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs to assume a major leadership role in the department at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. We are looking for an energetic, innovative physician leader and team-builder with exceptional integrity, interpersonal skills, and significant experience in clinical operations and healthcare management. The successful candidate will oversee our expanding clinical operations across multiple practice sites in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex, including the main campus, North Dallas, Frisco, and Moncrief Medical Center in Ft. Worth, as well as Children’s Health System in Dallas and Plano. In addition, the Vice Chair will work with our education leadership to coordinate faculty activities at our teaching sites, including Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center, and John Peter Smith Hospital in Ft. Worth. The position includes 40-50% effort as Vice Chair and the remainder in our Faculty Practice and scholarly activities.


Applications are welcome from candidates in comprehensive ophthalmology and all ophthalmologic subspecialties. We seek an individual with an MD degree who is board certified/eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology and who is eligible for Texas medical licensure. Successful completion of an ACGME (or equivalent) accredited residency in ophthalmology is required. An AUPO accredited fellowship is preferred for subspecialty applicants.


Salary and appointment rank will be commensurate with academic rank and experience.


Interested candidates should apply online at (Search for Job Reference # 230000FV) and forward a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:


UT Southwestern is a top employer for health care and diversity, and is home to the one of America’s top medical schools and research institutions. The Department of Ophthalmology is a national leader in education, research, and patient care, and it hosts one of the largest and most respected residency programs in the country. Follow us on Twitter (@UTSWOphth) and Instagram (@UTSWeye)!


The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex isn’t just a great place to work, it’s one of the most exciting regions in the country to live, offering a compelling blend of cultural, recreational, sports, and entertainment activities all year long. Check out what your life would be like to work and live in Dallas


UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community.  As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.  To learn more, please visit:


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