Division of Cardiology - Health Sciences (HS) Clinical or Clinical X Faculty Series
University of California, San Francisco
Location: San Francisco , California
Required Education: Doctorate/Professional
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: JPF03731
UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics Health Sciences (HS) Clinical or Clinical X Faculty Series
The Division of Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals are recruiting a faculty member to join the non-invasive imaging section of the Pediatric Heart Center. The successful candidate will be based primarily at the San Francisco Mission Bay Campus, providing echocardiography services including transthoracic, transesophageal, fetal and remote echocardiography reading/consultation. The faculty member will attend on the inpatient cardiology service eight weeks per year including consultative services in the CICU and primary responsibility of Cardiac Transitional Care patients as well as hospital-wide cardiology consultation. Appointment will be made at the Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor ranks of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical faculty or Clinical X series based upon qualifications and interests.
Required qualifications include a medical degree and ability to obtain a California license; Board Certification in Pediatrics and certification or eligibility in Pediatric Cardiology, preferably an additional year of formal training in transthoracic, transesophageal, and fetal echocardiography or three years’ practice experience in Pediatric Echocardiography. An interest, expertise, and experience in any of the following areas of pediatric cardiology is desired but not required: 3D echocardiography Exercise/stress echocardiography Preventive cardiology Cardiac genetics
Distribution of clinical duties is negotiable but generally as follows: • Transthoracic echocardiography: One to two days per week • Transesophageal echocardiography: One day per week • Remote echocardiography reading: One-half day per week • Outpatient cardiology clinic: One-half day per week
The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and is ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2020. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2020, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.
Interested candidates can apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03731 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity and contact information for three references. Statement of teaching/research accomplishments (optional). Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The successful candidate must meet all of the requirements at the time of appointment.
For more information contact:
Michael Brook, MD, Director of Pediatric Echocardiography, Professor of Pediatrics UCSF, Benioff Children’s Hospitals Michael.Brook@ucsf.edu
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.