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Division of Cardiology - Chief of Echocardiography

Application Window

Open date: February 1, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Feb 9, 2024 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: Thursday, Aug 1, 2024 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, San Francisco, Division of Cardiology, is seeking to hire an excellent candidate to serve as Chief of Echocardiography for a rapidly growing academic cardiology unit. Candidates should be board certified or board eligible in Cardiovascular Disease, Level III trained in Echocardiography and have the expertise to direct and work closely with administrative leadership to oversee the operations of our multi-faceted Echo lab and practice. The successful candidate will work closely with the Cardiology Division Chief and with other Division, Departmental, and Health System leaders in developing and executing strategies for continued growth of the echo lab and cardiology practice, as well as in furthering research and the training mission of the Echocardiography Cardiology section. The candidate will be an outstanding clinician who is either a nationally recognized or an upcoming clinical and academic leader in Echocardiography Cardiology.

Applicants must hold MD (or equivalent degree), MD/PhD (or equivalent degree), or MD/MPH (or equivalent degree) degree(s) and be qualified for appointment at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate or the Professor level.

The successful candidate will be expected to continue the Echocardiography Cardiology program’s growth and ensure that we provide world-class service to our patients in the Bay Area and beyond. Faculty recruit may perform duties as an attending physician in the cardiac catheterization lab for structural cases, the cardiology inpatient and consult service, and will also have an ambulatory practice.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5: The minimum base salary range for this position is $99,200-$305,900. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Please apply online at: with CV, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all qualifications at the time of appointment.

For questions or additional details please contact the Search Committee Chair:
Theodore Abraham, M.D.
Phone: 415-353-9156 or email:

Application Requirements

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

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

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.

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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA