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Academic Radiologist Chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging

Position overview

Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the base pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. Salary is very competitive and based on AAARAD benchmarks ranging from $330,508 to $437,886. This position includes membership in the health science compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: July 10, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Jun 2, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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

Academic Radiologist Chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging

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 to join our department’s leadership team. Experience in clinical operations and strong interest in mentorship, research and teaching is required. Expertise in all aspects of cardiovascular and thoracic 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 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. Protected time is provided for administrative duties.

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 department has state–of- the- art equipment including clinical 3T and 1.5T MRI scanners (including Siemens Vida and Lumina scanners) and single energy/spectral CT scanners. Photon Counting CT is planned for installation in 2023. 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 NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Level 1 Trauma Center . 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 and San Diego.

Application Procedure –
To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08479

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)
6) Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Discrimination Declaration

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
vyaghmai@hs.uci.edu

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

M.D. or D.O. degree

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08479

About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Orange, CA