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Clinical Assistant Professor (HS), Rheumatologist

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Department: Med Surg- N.S. 62 Oper
Local Title: Clinical Assistant Professor (HS), Rheumatologist
Budget Title: Clinical Assistant Professor (HS)
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 Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor (HS) / Rheumatologist. The successful candidate will:

  • Management of patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders in outpatient setting as a service-based assignment.
  • Liaison with the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation services for inpatients with medical rheumatic disorders.
  • Participate in all clinical, educational, and research activities as directed by the chief of the division.
  • Supervise and teach the medical students, residents and fellows.
  • Lecture residents, medical students and precept medical students during their clerkships in the Department and actively participate in teaching rounds.
  • Ample opportunities for research, publications and other scholarly activities are available. Participation in these activities is a must.
  • Will also participate in the faculty private practice (University Physicians of Brooklyn - UPB).
  • Ability to supplement salary with extramural funds.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor Degree from an accredited medical school.
  • New York State Medical Doctor Licensure.
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Rheumatology. 

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours (Full-Time)

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

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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