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Acute Care and Emergency Department Imaging Radiologist

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $380,000 – $455,000. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan

Application Window

Open date: May 9, 2023

Most recent review date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 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: Tuesday, May 7, 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 UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Radiology is currently seeking qualified candidates for Acute Care and Emergency Department Imaging in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series, at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor rank (commensurate with experience and credentials). Expertise in all aspects of acute care imaging is essential.

Expectations for the HSCP series include providing patient care, engaging in public and University service, and participating in teaching and scholarly or creative work opportunities.

The candidates will be involved in interpreting plain radiographs, and multimodality cross-sectional studies from the emergency department, trauma and inpatient services during the evening shift. Typical evening shifts will be from 5PM – 11PM and on a one week on, one week off schedule. Call is also available outside of shifts for additional revenue opportunities. The schedule and call options are subject to change based on the needs of the department and candidates. The candidates will be expected to be on site when on clinical service, provide supervision of residents and fellows, and will have opportunity to participate in multidisciplinary meetings with all radiological divisions and ancillary surgical services. UC Davis is a Level 1 Trauma Center and maintains state-of-the-art equipment including clinical 3T and 1.5T MRI scanners. Close collaboration with Emergency Department physicians and trauma surgeons is expected.

Completed applications will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the first review on May 23, 2023, however the position will remain open until filled or through the search end date.

Interested candidates should confidentially forward their CV to Vanessa Leboehi, Recruiter with Merritt Hawkins, at to schedule an exploratory discussion of the position in more detail. Vetted candidates will be instructed to complete an application through UC Davis Recruit at Interested applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information of three to five professional references.

The Medical Center is located in Sacramento, in the heartland of California. Sacramento, ranked as the #1 place to live in California in 2023 by Forbes, is a vibrant, culturally diverse rapidly growing city. It offers year-round temperate weather and easy access to San Francisco, the California coast, Lake Tahoe, the Sierra mountain range and several wine regions including Napa and Sonoma. Sacramento is known for being America’s farm to fork capital with an outstanding restaurant scene and year-round farmers’ markets. Great neighborhoods with excellent schools can be found in Sacramento and the surrounding area.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree
Must be board-certified or board-eligible in Diagnostic Radiology
Licensed or be eligible for full licensure in the State of California

Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

Fellowship training in Neuroradiology, Abdominal Imaging, or Cardiothoracic Imaging is preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

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

References will only be contacted at the end of the interview process for successful candidates.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA