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Neurosurgery and Neurology


The UCSF Fresno Medical Education Campus is actively recruiting a fifth academic Neurointensivists to join our group of four Neurointensivists. New faculty members will join the Division of Neurocritical Care, within the Department of Neurologic Surgery with an appointment in Neurology as well. You will join and an active academic group of Neurointensivists, Neurosurgeons, Neurointerventionalists and Neurologists who serve Central California’s over 6 million patients as part of the University Neuroscience Institute. We are recruiting academic candidates at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank who are boarded eligible/certified in Neurocritical Care with board certification in Adult Neurology, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology or Internal Medicine. Additionally, the applicant must hold a US Medical license and have a Medical Degree or equivalent.

The program is located at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC), which is licensed for 960 beds; and, is the premier tertiary level one-referral center in the California Central Valley. CRMC is a JACHO accredited Stroke Center and American College of Surgeons accredited Level One Trauma Center with the second busiest emergency room in the state of California. UCSF Fresno offers multiple residencies and fellowships in addition to a medical student education program. Research and scholarly activity is strongly encouraged and supported through the Neuroscience Research Committee and the Division of Research here on campus. The neurocritical care unit is a 20 bed closed ICU with over 15 adjacent progressive care beds. We are also positioned above the Neurosciences floor, which allows for a neuroscience focused patient care pathway from admission to discharge. We employ the most advanced imaging software, including continuous 24/7 ICU EEG monitoring with access from home, portable CT scanner and 24/7 CT and MRI access to name a few. 

UCSF Fresno offers a generous compensation plan and benefits, including paid malpractice insurance. Inquiries will be handled in strict confidence when requested. Be part of the fastest growing academic Neurocritical Care team in California. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. 

Interested candidates should send a CV and brief statement of interest to:
Dr. Arash Afshinnik, Director of Neurocritical Care c/o:
Diane O'Connor at and
complete the UCSF online profile at (Job # JPF00617)

“UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.”

“UCSF Seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.”