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Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Hourly/Per Diem

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Local Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Hourly/Per Diem
Budget Title: Clinical Assistant Professor (HS)
Work Type: Hourly
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 Emergency Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking an hourly/per diem Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Primary assessment, management, stabilization and determination of disposition on patients who present to the Emergency Department, regardless of age, gender language spoken, creed, ethnic background or disease process.
  • Take responsibility for the clinical area, including the flow of patients, the management of patients, triage, admitting, discharging, consultations, visitation flow, and overall atmosphere (conduct of language, behavior of staff, and consultations).
  • Lead in disaster conditions, and direct physicians from other services upon arrival to the Emergency Department.
  • Supervise residents, medical and PA students.
  • Participate in the educational and administrative activities of the department

Required Qualifications:

  • Board certified/board eligible in Emergency Medicine.
  • New York State Medical Doctor Licensure.
  • PALS certification.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

Salary Grade/Rank:


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


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