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Heart Failure - Transplant Pediatric Cardiologist

Application Window

Open date: December 18th, 2019

Last review date: Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jun 18, 2021 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

UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics
Heart Failure - Transplant Pediatric Cardiologist
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 new faculty member to provide pediatric heart failure, mechanical support and pediatric heart transplant cardiology expertise in both the inpatient and outpatient areas at Benioff Children’s Hospitals (BCH) San Francisco and Oakland. The faculty member will attend on the pediatric cardiology heart failure/mechanical support/transplant inpatient service at BCH San Francisco, and staff pediatric cardiology heart failure/transplant outpatient clinics at both BCH SF and BCHO. Appointment will be made at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor ranks of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical or Clinical X faculty series.

Required qualifications include:
• Medical Degree and CA License
• Board certification in Pediatrics and subspecialty certification or eligibility in Pediatric Cardiology; including formal clinical training or adequate experience in heart failure, mechanical support and transplant
• Advanced 4th year pediatric fellowship training and/or three years’ practice experience and UNOS certification is preferred
• An interest, commitment and experience in teaching and research is essential (estimate 20% time)

Expected clinical duties include:
• Heart Failure/Mechanical Support/Transplant Consultation Service: Equally shared
• General Cardiology Inpatient Service: 8 weeks per year
• Outpatient Clinics: 1/2 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 2018. The Department of Pediatrics trains 84 pediatric residents, 83 fellows, and 31 post-docs. 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 2019, 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 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and statement of research accomplishments.

For more information contact:
Jeffrey Gossett
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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.

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Job location

San Francisco