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Neuro-Oncology Division Chief

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $350,000 - $500,000. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions. This position [includes/may include] membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: February 16, 2024

Next review date: Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jan 31, 2025 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

The University of California, Irvine, Department of Neurology is recruiting for a Division Chief for the Neuro-Oncology Division to join our expanding department. All applicants must possess an MD or MD/PhD and hold California Board Certification or be California License eligible. The successful candidate will be fellowship-trained in Neuro-Oncology, and provide patient care and teaching. Requirements include both academic stature and accomplished clinical, leadership, and management skills to build and expand all aspects of Neuro-Oncology care at UCI, while advancing the research and educational activities of the program.

Successful candidates are expected to develop robust clinical practices, to participate in clinical trials, and to be involved educators. Outstanding training in neuro-oncology clinical care and a strong research background in a related area is expected.

The Division Chief will oversee the management of the Division of Neuro-Oncology to include direct oversight of faculty, staff and will have direct accountability for the Division’s clinical service and operational performance.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on availability of support

The salary range for this position is $350,000 - $500,000. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions. This position [includes/may include] membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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 an 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.

UC Irvine, located in Orange County with a population of more than three million, has a distinguished tradition of excellence in clinical neuroscience.
Substantive inquiries about the position should be directed to:

TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI RECRUIT located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08664

Applicants should 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. Statement of Clinical and Research Interest
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Diversity Statement
  6. Contact Information for 3-5 References

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: (required at time of application)
M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. from an accredited institution with appropriate training and experience, postgraduate clinical training, and eligibility for one of the medical specialty boards.
Candidate must demonstrate teaching ability or have a clear potential as a clinical teacher.

• An M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree with active board certification or eligibility in Neurology with fellowship training in Neuro-Oncology.
• Board eligibility in Neurology, Hematology-Oncology, or Neuro-Surgery is required.
• Eligibility to obtain an active and unrestricted medical practice license to practice in the State of California.
• Completion of UCNS Neuro-Oncology certification is required if more than 1 year after graduation of Neuro-Oncology fellowship.

For more information about the Department of Neurology
https://www.neurology.uci.edu/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• An M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree with active board certification or eligibility in Neurology with fellowship training in Neuro-Oncology.

• Eligibility to obtain an active and unrestricted medical practice license to practice in the State of California.

• Completion of UCNS Neuro-Oncology certification is required if more than 1 year after graduation of Neuro-Oncology fellowship.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08664

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