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Cardiothoracic Radiologist- HS Clinical Professor Series/ Clinical (X) Rad Sci Series at the Assistant or Associate rank

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Open date: July 8, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 9, 2023 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.

Position description

Cardiothoracic Radiologist

The Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California Irvine, is currently seeking a qualified candidate as a Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series or Clinical (X) of Radiological Sciences Series, at the Assistant and Associate rank. Expertise in all aspects of thoracic and cardiovascular imaging is essential.

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.

Requirements – The applicant must be fellowship trained in cardiothoracic imaging and with track record in teaching and research. Candidates must a MD or DO, be licensed or be eligible for full licensure in the State of California. Candidates must be board certified in diagnostic radiology. The candidate would be involved in interpreting CXR, cardiothoracic CT and MR and whole-body vascular CTA and MRA. He/she shall be expected to protocol and supervise cardiovascular cases as needed and also able to perform basic and advanced 3D post-processing in CT and MR for cardiovascular cases including TAVR. The candidate will be expected to conduct multidisciplinary meetings with cardio-pulmonary medicine, infectious disease, and vascular and cardiothoracic surgery and to take part in specialty weekend calls, focusing on cardiothoracic and vascular cases. The Cardiovascular and Thoracic Imaging (CVTI) section at UCI does not provide cross-sectional interventional service.

The department has state–of- the- art equipment including clinical 3T and 1.5T MRI scanners (including Siemens Vida, Lumina and Trio Tim 3T scanners) and 256- and dual-energy 128-slice CT scanners. Construction of an outpatient imaging center with state-of-the-art dual energy CT and MRI scanners has started. In addition, there are 320-slice CT, PET/CT, 3T MRI and 9.4T small animal MRI research scanners.

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 – 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:
Pablo J. Abbona, M.D.
HS Clinical Professor
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Radiology
Department of Radiological Sciences
University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive, Rt.140 Orange, CA 92868


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D. or D.O. Degree
-Must be board-certified in diagnostic radiology
-Be licensed or be eligible for full license in the State of California.
-Be fellowship trained in Cardiothoracic Imaging

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

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.

Job location

Orange, CA