DUTIES: The Department of Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is seeking physician-scientist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level with subspecialty training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. The successful candidate must be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases with experience in basic/translational research and must hold or acquire a license to practice medicine in New York State. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Due to the substantial commitment to research of this position, the successful applicant is expected to have a strong academic background with current grant funding or a strong plan to develop a research program that is supported by external funding. The applicant's research interest should align with the institutional mission and priorities including genomics and health concerns that directly affect Brooklyn. - In addition to research, the successful applicant is expected to engage in clinical practice at least one clinic session per week (hospital based Pediatric Infectious Diseases) and consultation on Pediatric Infectious Disease service (shared with three other faculty members), all of which will be billed as hospital-based programs. - In addition to outpatient clinic and inpatient services, the incumbent will participate in medical supervision of the Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP). - Additional responsibilities include assisting in recruiting and educating fellows; provide service to the Department of Pediatrics, including committee projects, QI, recruitment of Pediatric Residents; provide both didactic and clinic-based education of Pediatric Residents on Peds ID topics essential to pediatric residency training; provide both didactic and clinic-based education of medical students on Peds ID topics as mandated by the LCME; provide service to University Hospital of Brooklyn (UHB) with active membership in hospital-based committees; provide service to both the College of Medicine (COM) and the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME) by active participation in the respective administrative projects/committees; provide weekend inpatient general pediatrics call two weekends per year. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - New York State Medical License. - Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. - Experience teaching Residents and medical students. Additional Info: *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.