School of Medicine

Teaching in the Department of Ophthalmology - Fellowships

Pre-vocational Clinical Research Fellowships

One Year Pre-vocational Clinical Research Fellowships in Ophthalmology (Approx. 50:50 Clinical/Research)

  1. Maurice and Phyllis Paykel fellowship in cornea and anterior segment
  2. Crosslinking and anterior segment clinical research fellowship
  3. Medical Retina clinical research fellowship
  4. Neuro-ophthalmology clinical research fellowship

We anticipate the start date for these clinical research posts will be 1st February 2023.

These positions are open to junior medical staff with a medical qualification registrable in New Zealand who have an interest in pursuing ophthalmology as a career.  The positions have a 50:50 to 70:30 clinical:clinical research composition depending on candidate experience and research project involvement. A draft copy of the position description is attached. Also attached example timetable to be updated at  time of interview.

Interviews will be held on Friday 15th July 2022. If you are interested in one or all of these posts please submit an up-to-date CV, cover letter and names of at least 2 referees by email to Hutokshi Chinoy at  Please submit these documents as one single PDF file. The last date for receiving applications is Friday, 1st July 2022.

Pre-vocational Fellowships Job Descriptions

Ophthalmology Sub-speciality Fellowships

Applications Open - Deadline 31 July 2022.

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

  1. Vitreo Retina  (2 Nos) – start date December 2023 and August 2024
  2. **Oculoplastics – start date July 2023 (2 positions)
  3. Paediatric Ophthalmology – start date August 2023
  4. Glaucoma – start date August 2023 (2 positions)
  5. Uveitis and inflammatory eye disease – August 2023  (2 positions)

All the above fellowships are fully funded one year positions. Please see below for job descriptions and further details. Interested candidates should email their application which must include:

  1. Cover letter specifying reasons for applying and plans post fellowship
  2. Full CV
  3. Names of 2 referees that we may contact
  4. A brief 1-2-page summary of surgical log (no patient details required)
  5. IELTS or OET results, if applicable (check minimum score criteria on Medical Council website

All the above documents should be sent as one single PDF file. Incomplete applications or applications with several attachments will be automatically rejected.

Applications to be emailed to Hutokshi Chinoy at  Last date for receiving applications is 31 July 2022.

**For the oculoplastic fellowship, last date for receiving applications is 28 Feb 2023.

Sub-speciality Fellowships Job Descriptions

Fellowship Reports

Previous fellowship candidates have written reports of their time here in Auckland:

Paediatrics - Sarah Hull

Cornea and Anterior Segment - David Lockington

Oculoplastics - Christopher Van Issum