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SFVAHCS – Cardiology - Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 4th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Feb 4, 2021 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: Monday, Jul 4, 2022 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

SFVAHCS – Cardiology - Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs

Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs at San Francisco VA Health Care System

The San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) are seeking applications for Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs for the Cardiology Division at the SFVAHCS. The SFVAHCS Cardiology Division is one of 3 sites within the UCSF Cardiology program.

The SFVAHCS Cardiology Division is undergoing expansion of its clinical and research programs, and is searching for a dynamic, forward-looking individual to work with the Division Chief to spearhead the program’s growth. The position will offer this individual opportunities to develop professionally in the area of academic and medical leadership.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the Adjunct, In Residence, Clinical X, or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series at UCSF and report directly to the Division Chief of Cardiology at SFVAHCS.

Qualified applicants will have an MD (or equivalent degree), current medical license, and be board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. The candidate will be suitable for academic appointment at UCSF at the level of Instructor or higher. Ideal candidates will possess outstanding clinical acumen, strong leadership skills, and aptitude or experience in administration. Excellence in medical education is desirable.

Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found

Applicant’s materials must list all current and/or pending qualifications upon submission

UC San Francisco 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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Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA