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Assistant Professor (HS) - Part Time

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Local Title: Assistant Professor (HS) - Part Time
Budget Title: Assistant Professor (HS)
Work Type: Part Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Faculty - Clinical, Patient Care


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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Job Summary:

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitative Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a part-time Assistant Professor (HS). The successful candidate will:

  • Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases and injuries to the musculoskeletal system.
  • Prescribe course of treatment for patients with injuries, disorders, or malformations and performs required surgery.
  • Conducts and supervises direct patient care, including some non-surgical treatment options.
  • Conduct medical research on new injuries or diseases, and conducts, supervises, and participates in medical education and training of Residents and Medical Students and other medical personnel.
  • Participate in on-call schedule in a responsive and timely manner.
  • Provide outpatient consultation and hospital consultation services.
  • Maintain CME units based on the requirements of the specifying Board. 

Required Qualifications:

  • MD Degree.
  • Successful completion of a postgraduate residency in orthopedic surgery accredited by the ACGME, AOA or equivalent. 
  • New York State Medical licensure. 
  • Current certification or active participation in the examination process leading to certification in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, or the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. 

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

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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