The Neuroradiology Division, Radiology Department at the University of California, Davis is recruiting two full-time faculty members at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical X series. Rank and series will be dependent on the qualifications of the selected candidates. The starting salary range for this position is $345,000-$420,000. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.
Criteria for the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series: the incumbent will be expected to engage in teaching, professional clinical services, scholarly activities, creative work, as well as university and public service.
Criteria for the Professor of Clinical "X" Series: the incumbent will be expected to engage in teaching, clinical care, research as well as university and public service.
Prospective candidates should have a MD or DO degree, be certified or eligible for board certification by the American Board of Radiology, have completed fellowship training in Neuroradiology in an ACGME accredited program or equivalent, and be certified or eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. It is required that candidates be certified or eligible for subspeciality certification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology or equivalent.
The University of California, Davis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that will consider all applicants who will bring diversity and a new perspective to the department’s academic mission. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sex or sexual orientation, veteran status, disability according to California law.
Benefits are competitive, including medical, dental, vision and legal coverage, malpractice insurance, retirement plan, paid sick time, personal time off, physician well being program.
A number of additional programs are available toward supporting personal and family well-being, and tuition reduction.
Completed applications will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the first review on September 8, 2023, however, the position will remain open until filled or until the search end date.
The Neuroradiology Division provides the full range of expert imaging services for adult and pediatric patients, as well as a wide range of image-guided procedures in head and neck and spine indications. Advanced MRI-based neuro-imaging applications, i.e. fMRI, DTI, ASL, VWI (Vessel Wall Imaging) are available in support of specialized clinical services such as Neuro-oncology, Epilepsy, Neurology, Vascular neurosurgery, Neuro-ophthalmology, Complex spine, Hematology-oncology, Psychiatry. Clinical research is ongoing in various areas such as Pediatric Neurology, Cerebrovascular pathology, Neuro-inflammation, and Neurodegeneration.
The Neuroradiology Division is continuously expanding on both the clinical inpatient and outpatient sides and supports a busy ACGME accredited training program for residents and fellows. There are currently three approved one-year Neuroradiology fellowship positions, soon to be expanded. Also, Radiology residents rotate on the Neuroradiology Division throughout the whole academic year.
The selected candidates will be expected to provide comprehensive neuroradiological clinical services and promote the values of service, compassion and collaboration within the Neuroradiology Division and the Radiology department, and with allied clinical departments including Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, Oncology, and other departments.
Clinical assignments include participation in daily clinical activities of neuroimaging, including advanced imaging techniques and minor interventions, weekday, and weekend call coverage.
Participation in interdisciplinary conferences such as tumor board and subspeciality conferences (Pediatric Neurology/Neurosurgery, Epilepsy, Adult Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery) in relation to neuroimaging is expected.
Participation in teaching residents, fellows, and medical students in the form of didactic lectures, case reviews and case presentations will be expected.
Participation in clinical and translational research within the Radiology department and with other departments will be encouraged and supported, especially for candidates who endeavor to develop a research portfolio.
The Neuroradiology Division and the Radiology department have a strong focus on work/life balance.
CAMPUS AND DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
UC Davis Medical Center is the teaching hospital of the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, and serves as a major referral center for about 6 million Northern California residents, with larger catchment areas for several service lines, including Trauma). The Radiology department is one of 20 specialty departments at UC Davis Medical Center. A large number of collaborative clinical research efforts are in place.
Sacramento is the state capital and the fastest growing city in California, with almost 10% growth in employment in 2021, and almost one million jobs currently available in Sacramento and surrounding counties. Sacramento is considered one of the best places to live in the country, primarily because of its quality of life and home affordability, and is recognized for it cleanliness, stable economy, safe and friendly neighborhoods that are attractive to young families, great food, surrounding wineries and breweries, and the proximity to the ocean, great mountains and Napa and Sonoma valleys.
The UC Davis School of Medicine is part of the UC Davis Health System, which is also comprised of the UC Davis Medical Center, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing (which welcomed its first students in 2010), and the UC Davis Medical Group, an 800-member physician practice network. UC Davis Medical Center serves a 65,000-square-mile area that includes 33 counties and 6 million residents across Northern and Central California. The 619-bed acute-care teaching hospital maintains an annual budget of roughly $1.6 billion. UC Davis is an established leader in the use of telecommunications and information technology to advance health. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the School of Medicine among the top 50 medical schools in the nation. In late 2014 UC Davis Medical Center received a third consecutive Top Hospital designation from The Leapfrog Group, a respected nonprofit coalition of large U.S. employers and health-care purchasers. The award recognizes exceptional performance in critical areas of patient safety and quality, and UC Davis is one of only 12 U.S. hospitals to receive it.The Medical Center is located in Sacramento, in the heartland of California. Sacramento is a vi...brant, culturally diverse and rapidly growing city, with year-round temperate weather and easy access to San Francisco, the California coast, several wine regions including Napa and Sonoma, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra mountain ranges. Sacramento is known for being America's farm to fork capital and is also home to a major league sports team – the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.