School of Medicine

Department of Ophthalmology


The Department of Ophthalmology consists of 50 staff and students and is headed by Professor Charles McGhee. Our teaching and research programmes focus on the clinical, cellular and molecular aspects of the visual system. Ophthalmology offers students an excellent opportunity for training in both clinical Ophthalmology and biomedical vision research.

Senior Clinical Fellowship

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland and Greenlane Hospital, Auckland District Health Board has an opening for the following senior clinical fellowship:

  • Oculoplastics – start date July 2020

This fellowship is a fully funded one year position. Please visit the Fellowships page for a job description. Interested candidates should email their full CV with a summary of surgical log to  Last date for receiving applications is 30 August 2019.

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