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Academic Cardiologist, SFVAHCS Cardiology Division

Application Window

Open date: September 15, 2023

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Feb 6, 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: Saturday, Mar 15, 2025 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

Academic Cardiologist, SFVAHCS Cardiology Division

The San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) are seeking applications for academic cardiologist positions at the Cardiology Division of 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 seeking non-invasive and invasive academic cardiologists to join its ranks. The Division enjoys a long tradition of distinction in clinical care, education and scholastic pursuits. Applicants will have demonstrated clinical excellence in their areas of specialization, along with aptitude for scholarship in clinical, teaching or research domains aligned with the academic mission of the Division and the University.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the 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, current medical license, and be board certified or board eligible in Cardiovascular Diseases. The candidate will be suitable for academic appointment at UCSF at the level of Assistant Professor of Medicine or higher.

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

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and cover letter to

For positions that are 50% effort or more:
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 $121,100 - $320,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

For positions that are 49% effort or less:
See Table 2 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $86,500 - $228,600.

For positions exclusively/ partially funded by the affiliate organization:
VA salary range for non-interventional Cardiology is $305,000 - $360,000 and interventional Cardiology is $345,000 - $395,000.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - 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: Contributions to Diversity Statement

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 5 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