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Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
30+ days ago
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Academic Administration


Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Job Description:

The Emory Eye Center is excited to formally create a summer research and mentorship program for underrepresented minorities interested in the field of ophthalmology. Students will be exposed to clinical ophthalmology through shadowing opportunities at the Veterans Affairs (VA) eye clinic and Grady Eye Clinic. Additionally, students will be introduced to vision research through mentorship and hands-on experience. Participants will be required to attend basic science and clinical research weekly lab meetings and present at journal clubs. Other responsibilities include attending grand rounds and department conferences. Our goal is to provide comprehensive exposure to the field of ophthalmology, engage through mentorship, cultivate curiosity and discovery through vision research, and provide networking opportunities for students.

Who Should Apply?

• Students interested in the field of ophthalmology
• Underrepresented minorities
• Upper-level college (junior and senior) or medical student between 1st and 2nd year
• 8-10 week break with a commitment of 40 hours/week

Application Process:

• Curriculum vitae
• Personal Statement (no more than a page) including your interest in ophthalmology and this program, and career goals
• One letter of recommendation
• Your time availability

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

Job ID: 71944843
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