Open date: February 3rd, 2020
Last review date: Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
School of Medicine
Department of Radiological Sciences
The UC Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Radiological Sciences is currently seeking a qualified candidate as a Section Chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging in the Professor of Clinical "X" Series and Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series, at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor rank. Expertise in all aspects of cardiovascular and thoracic imaging is essential. Experience in clinical operations and strong interest in mentorship, research and teaching is required.
Criteria for the Professor of Clinical "X" Series: The incumbent will be expected to conduct substantial research; provide patient care; teach fellows, residents, and medical students; and perform public and University service. Excellent teaching is essential criteria for appointment in this series.
Criteria for the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series: The incumbent will be expected to teach fellows, residents, and medical students; provide patient care; contribute to scholarly activities; and provide public and University service.
The Chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging division will be a leader in the field with reputation in academic leadership and clinical excellence. The applicant will report directly to the chair of radiological sciences and will be a member of the departmental leadership team. The section chief will participate in departmental strategic planning and operations. Within the cardiothoracic section, the Chief will oversee the day-to-day clinical operations of the section, mentor faculty, promote research, coordinate educational programs and work collaboratively with other faculty and section chiefs.
Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree. The applicant must be fellowship trained in Cardiothoracic Imaging and have a documented interest in research and teaching with excellent track record in scholarly activities. Candidates must be board-certified in diagnostic radiology and be licensed or be eligible for full licensure in the State of California.
The candidate will be involved in interpreting chest radiographs, cardiothoracic CT and MR and whole body vascular CTA and MRA. The candidate will be expected to participate in multidisciplinary meetings with cardio-pulmonary medicine, infectious disease, and vascular and cardiothoracic surgery. She or he will also participate in week night and weekend calls, similar to other cardiothoracic section members. The department has state–of- the- art equipment including clinical 3T and 1.5T MRI scanners (including Siemens Vida and Trio Tim 3T scanners) and 256- and 128-slice CT scanners. In addition, there are 320-slice CT, 3T MRI and 9.4T small animal MRI research scanners. The cardiothoracic section at UCI does not provide cross-sectional interventional service.
The University of California, Irvine Medical Center is a 411-bed tertiary and quaternary care hospital with all residencies. UCIMC is a Level 1 Trauma Center in urban Orange County. There are collegial relationships with all services. UCI offers excellent salary and benefits with an incentive plan. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Orange County is world renowned for its natural beauty, perfect year round climate, gorgeous locales on the Pacific Ocean and incomparable recreational opportunities. Great cultural opportunities abound in Orange County as well as in nearby Los Angeles, 40 minutes away and San Diego, 60 minutes away.
Application Procedure –
To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at:
Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position. Please complete your application by also submitting a statement on previous and/or past contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Teaching Statement
4) Statement of Contributions to Diversity
5) 3-5 References (contact information only)
For further information pertaining to this recruitment please contact:
Vahid Yaghmai, MD, MS, FSAR
Professor and Chairman
Department of Radiological Sciences
UC Irvine Health
101 The City Drive, Rt.140
Orange, CA 92868
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Research
Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 required (contact information only)