Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professor, General Surgery

Job Description

The Department of Surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook is seeking full-time faculty members to join the Divisions of Trauma, Critical Care, Bariatric, Foregut and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery. The successful applicant will have a significant research track record and practice clinically within the realm of general surgery. Applicants must possess a MD/DO degree, and be eligible for a New York State license. They should have an academic focus with interest and commitment to clinical practice, medical education and research, with a proven academic record and evidence of leadership and mentoring skills. Candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Surgery. Fellowship training is strongly preferred, as well as interest and experience supervising undergraduate/graduate medical students, residents and fellows. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. To qualify for a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine’s Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure ).

SUNY Stony Brook Medical Center is a busy 515 bed tertiary referral hospital. It is the level one Trauma Center for Suffolk County, New York serving over 1600 trauma patients annually. Stony Brook University is known for innovation, with two Nobel prizes and the invention of the MRI. Stony Brook University Medical Center is part of the SUNY (State University of NY) system. Stony Brook houses its own highly regarded medical school, nursing school, PA program and general surgical residency, graduating 6-7 residents per year. Surgeons in our program work with students, residents and fellows in our ICU and minimally invasive/bariatric fellowship programs, depending on clinical focus.

Stony Brook is ideally located on Long Island. We are on the Long Island sound with easy access to water sports including fishing, sailing and kayaking. There are excellent restaurants and a vibrant community. Long Island is known for some of the most beautiful beaches in the world in the nearby Hamptons and Fire Island. Schools in the Three Village School District, encompassing Stony Brook, are highly regarded. Three Village graduates are highly competitive for top schools around the country. At the western end of the island is New York City, only 45 miles away. New York City is also accessible by train, New York provides a plethora of entertainment options and its airports are a gateway to the world.

We extend this opportunity to a Board Certified/Board Eligible general surgeon. Successful candidates should possess excellent clinical skills as well as significant research experience and a strong interest in teaching. The position includes participation in education efforts for the ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program and our fellowship programs.

For a full position description, or to apply online, visit (Ref. # F-9501-15-06).

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

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