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Neonatologist / Clinical Assistant Professor (GFT)

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Local Title: Neonatologist / Clinical Assistant Professor (GFT)
Budget Title: Clinical Assistant Professor (GFT)
Work Type: Full 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 Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor (GFT) / Neonatologist. The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for inpatient rotations on the clinical service of the Neonatal Division including:
    • Rotations in the NICU.
    • On-site night calls once a week.
    • Week-end calls.
    • Developmental clinic.
    • Newborn transport.
  • Serve as Supervising Physician in the residency training program and will be expected to conduct scholarly activities leading towards peer reviewed publication and/or extramural grant support.
  • Participate in the Clinical Practice Management Plan of the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Supervise and teach medical students.

Required Qualifications:

  • New York State Medical Doctor Licensure.
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
  • Academic background with experience in basic or clinical research, teaching, and/or quality/performance improvement.
  • Academic background with scholarly accomplishment.

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.

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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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