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Clinical Assistant Professor (HS) of Transplant Surgery

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Local Title: Clinical Assistant Professor (HS) of Transplant Surgery
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 Transplant Surgery at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor (HS). The successful candidate will:

  • Assist with the development, quality and growth of the Transplant Surgery Program at SUNY Downstate.
  • Provide comprehensive onsite surgical attending care for all transplant surgery, inpatients and outpatients including, but not limited to, daily multidisciplinary rounds, ongoing communication with referring physicians and leading all surgery meetings as well as in the transplant surgery clinic. 
  • Establish and promote structures as well as processes that will enhance the care of patients.
  • Assist with outreach strategies and multidisciplinary team building efforts.
  • Assist with the development of quality standards and evaluation of procedural outcomes.
  • Ongoing supervision of surgical residents, medical students, and other allied healthcare professional program trainees on the surgical service.
  • Demonstrate flexibility as the duties and responsibilities are not limited to the above position description. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor Degree from an accredited College of Medicine.
  • Completed an accredited general surgery program.
  • Completed a transplant surgery fellowship program.
  • New York State Medical Doctor Licensure.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible (or foreign equivalence) in Transplant Surgery.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in transplant surgery.
  • Prior medical school appointment as Professor of Surgery or Associate Professor with clinical teaching experience.
  • Proven leadership experience of multidisciplinary care teams.
  • Principal author of peer reviewed research publications.
  • Prior role in research, ongoing research and publications. 

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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