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Job Description

 
JOB NO. J00343
DATE POSTED 13/11/2019
POSITION / JOB TITLE Associate Consultant, Myopia Centre
APPLICATION DEADLINE 31/12/2019
ORGANISATION Singapore National Eye Centre
ORGANISATION'S PROFILE The Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) is the national centre for ophthalmology in Singapore and an internationally recognised tertiary centre for eye care. We offer a broad spectrum of subspecialties and ambulatory services to our patients.
ORGANISATION'S ADDRESS 11 Third Hospital Avenue Singapore 168751
CONTACT NAME Ms Liow
EMAIL liow.xiu.hui@snec.com.sg
TEL 6322 8363
WEBSITE https://www.snec.com.sg
JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities

Singapore holds one of the highest rates of myopia in the world. 20% of children in Singapore are myopic by 7 years old.  Over 80% of Singaporeans in their 20s to 40s are myopic.  People who are highly myopic are at a greater risk of developing early cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinal detachment in their mid to late adulthood.

To address this global and Singapore myopia epidemic, SNEC formed the Myopia Centre to provide care and treatment for myopia, educate the public on preventive measures and early detection for myopia, as well as collaborate with relevant stakeholders to advance clinical research.

The Associate Consultant will be involved in clinical, teaching and research-related activities in our Child and Adult myopia clinics in SNEC main centre and at SNEC Eye Clinic @ Bedok.

 

Requirements

  • Accreditation by the Specialist Accreditation Board, Ministry of Health, Singapore and specialist registration with the Singapore Medical Council in Ophthalmology
  • Strong teaching and research abilities with a track record of publications is beneficial
  • Duration: 2-year contract (renewable)
 
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