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Division Chief of Breast Imaging Faculty Position

Apply now Work type: CE - Clinician Educator, University Medical Line, University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Department of Radiology at Stanford School of Medicine is searching for a Division Chief of Breast Imaging. This full-time faculty appointment would be in the University Medical Line, University Tenure Line, or Clinician Educator Line at the Associate Professor or Professor level. 

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics has recently expanded its hospital facilities to accommodate new medical technology and increased capacity needs. The new facilities feature more individual patient rooms, an enlarged Level-1 trauma center and Emergency Department, and new surgical, diagnostic and treatment rooms. The Stanford Palo Alto Cancer Center and the Cancer Center South Bay have also expanded their breast imaging facilities to allow for further growth and new modalities. Multiple Stanford Hospital & Clinic centers around the Bay Area Peninsula house state-of-the-art multimodality breast imaging facilities. Exceptional opportunities exist for research in all aspects of breast imaging, both within the department and also across departmental boundaries at both the medical school and the university-wide levels. With an active NIH cancer center, and new dedicated on-site clinical cancer research management facilities, there is dedicated infrastructure for clinical trials and cooperative studies.  Extensive basic research by basic scientist investigators in Radiology and the contiguous engineering and science departments provide a unique fertile environment for rapid translational research. Emerging areas of breast imaging including in MR, optical, photoacoustic, molecular imaging, and merger of in vitro and in vivo diagnostics are all under active expansion with first-in-human studies.

The Division Chief of Breast Imaging will be responsible for clinical, teaching and research activities of the division, which currently includes seven full-time faculty members. The ideal candidate should  have demonstrated  both  scholarly  and  clinical  achievement  in  the  subspecialty  of  breast imaging, and have mentored junior faculty. A track record of research funding is preferred. Exceptional leadership and administrative skills are required for leading this next phase of tremendous growth. The applicant must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree(s) or equivalent, must be American Board of Radiology certified or eligible, have completed a minimum 6-month fellowship in Breast Imaging, be credentialed in mammography as required by MQSA, and have a California Medical license prior to appointment start date. The successful candidate must have the ability to interpret digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening and diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds and breast MRI examinations, and be able to perform core biopsies and preoperative needle localizations using x-ray, ultrasound and MRI guidance.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Please apply on-line at [url here] by submitting your curriculum vitae and a candidate statement describing your clinical, teaching, research, and leadership administrative activities and interests. The Radiology Department, School of Medicine and Stanford University value faculty will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

The expected base pay range for this position is:

Associate Professor:  $423,000 - $441,000
Full Professor:  $461,000 - $479,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It does not include all components of the School of Medicine’s faculty compensation program or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

Please reach out to Stanford Radiology Faculty Affairs with any questions at

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