Chief of Colorectal Surgery
The Department of Surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook seeks a full-time faculty member to lead the Division of Colorectal Surgery. The successful applicant will have a significant research track record and strong clinical practice within the realm of colorectal surgery. Applicants should have an academic focus with interest and commitment to clinical practice, medical education and research. Candidates must be BC in Colorectal surgery with leadership experience. Existing research funding is desirable, but not required. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.
SUNY Stony Brook Medical Center is a busy 515 bed tertiary referral hospital. Stony Brook University is known for innovation, with two Nobel prizes and the invention of 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 ACMGE accredited colorectal residency program, 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. NYC is also accessible by train. New York provides a plethora of entertainment options and its airports are a gateway to the world.
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 colorectal and general surgery residency programs. Compensation is very competitive, and benefits are comprehensive.