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 Fellowships

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland and Greenlane Hospital, Auckland District Health Board have openings for the following senior clinical fellowships:

  1. Vitreo Retina – start date August 2020
  2. Medical Retina – start date June 2020
  3. **Oculoplastics – start date July 2020
  4. Paediatric Ophthalmology– start date August 2020
  5. Glaucoma – start date August 2020
  6. Uveitis and Inflammatory Eye Disease – start date January 2020

All the above fellowships are fully funded one year positions. Please visit the Fellowships page for job descriptions. Interested candidates should email their full CV with a summary of surgical log to  Last date for receiving applications is 24 May 2019.

**For the oculoplastic fellowship, last date for receiving applications is 30 August 2019.

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