Psychiatrist, Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Director of Addiction Psychiatry

  • Stony Brook University
  • Stony Brook, NY, USA
  • Aug 19, 2021
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Job Description


Psychiatrist, Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Director of Addiction Psychiatry

Location: Stony Brook, New York
Open Date: Apr 11, 2021
Deadline: Nov 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Suffolk County New York, where Stony Brook University is situated, is currently facing a growing opioid epidemic. This, in an addition to the other substance Use Disorders, has led to the need for a Director of Addiction Psychiatry. Stony Brook University Hospital, as well as community hospitals that are part of Stony Brook Medicine that operate NYS licensed SUD inpatient and outpatient programs, will require a coordinated effort to help address the county-wide problem.

The Director will be tasked with providing the clinical, educational and research programs for substances of abuse and coordinate efforts between hospitals and clinics. The Director will work with the Hospitals and the School of Medicine to provide comprehensive services across the spectrum. The Director will routinely collaborate with internal and external stakeholders when developing programs and moving the community toward a prevention model. The Director will be expected to recruit and retain junior and mid-level clinicians and scientists, and work collaboratively with faculty and staff at affiliated institutions.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimal Qualifications:

  • MD or DO.
  • Demonstrated expertise in addiction medicine.
  • Experience running a multidisciplinary team of practitioners.
  • Board-Certified in Addiction Psychiatry.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in building and expanding substance use disorder services across a health system.
  • History of applying for and running an addictions psychiatry fellowship.
  • History of federal grant funding.

Application Details

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Special Notes

Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure).

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Campus Description

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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