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Visiting Associate Professor

Apply now Job No: 494845
Department: STAR CLINIC
Local Title: Visiting Associate Professor
Budget Title: Visiting Associate Professor (12 month)
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Faculty - Clinical, Research


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty at the Associate or Full Professor level in the Department of Medicine. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership in a dynamic and growing school to help shape the future public health curriculum, research, and practice in New York City and beyond.

The role and responsibilities include:

  • Strengthening graduate-level training programs in public health.

  • Teaching graduate courses.

  • Contributing to existing school research and service initiatives in HIV prevention and other areas in public health, intervention development, implementation science, and technology-based research and intervention initiatives.

  • Mentoring masters and doctoral students.

  • Mentoring medical students in their research-related activities.

  • Providing mentorship to junior faculty in grant writing and in research practices.

  • Contributing to the School’s vision of reducing health disparities.

  • Publishing high-impact research in top-tier journals.

  • Seeking and obtaining extramural funding with multi-disciplinary research teams.

  • Participating in, and leading, Department, School and University committees and events.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., DrPH, ScD, or equivalent degree is required.

  • Doctorate in public health, epidemiology, sociology, or related field.

  • At least ten years of post-doctoral experience.

  • Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching graduate-level public health courses.

  • Experience with working in diverse communities and/ or with diverse students.

  • Mentorship of graduate students and /or junior faculty.

  • Evidence of independence and autonomy in scholarship.

  • Experience with supervising an independent lab or research program.

  • An outstanding publication record in public health and allied fields.

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Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.


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