Division Chief of Cardiology and Co-Director of the Heart Center
Stony Brook West Campus/HSC - New York, NY

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Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments. FAST TRACK

Descriptive Title: Division Chief of Cardiology and Co-Director of the Heart Center
REF#: F-7107-13-01-F

Budget Title: Professor
Faculty Position

Department: Medicine, Cardiology
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Required Qualifications: U.S. Board Certification in Cardiovascular Diseases and either an M.D. or combined M.D./Ph.D degrees. High level of clinical competence, a collaborative leadership style, strong administrative skills, and a vision to expand the Division's existing clinical, research and training endeavors. Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in budgetary/fiscal/personnel management as well as proven mentorship ability. Must be eligible for a position as a tenured, Full Professor within the School of Medicine. New York State Medical License.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated publication and/or funding track record in clinical and/or translational research. Commitment to advancing scientific knowledge forward as well as demonstrate a strong commitment to clinical, educational, and academic excellence. Experience with community physician outreach, such as working with a "Captive PC" (Professional Corporation) network for referral management and/or clinical service integration.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Division Chief is a full time position reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Medicine. Responsibilities include overseeing the clinical care delivered by faculty within the Division, promoting investigator-initiated scholarship and engaging in the training and professional development of junior faculty, fellows, residents and students. Other responsibilities include strengthening collaborative relationships with Departments of Surgery and Radiology, as well as jointly providing leadership for the Heart Center. Importantly, a plan is being developed to establish an integrated Cardiovascular Center that will encompass both the clinical and research missions of the Cardiology Division. A critically important role for the Division Chief will be to enhance outreach activities related to engaging local and/or regional community physicians as well as developing local clinical protocols, clinical pathways and outcome measures that will be followed across the care continuum to achieve higher quality of care, better service and lower cost for our patients. Under strong leadership, the Division is anticipated to evolve into a major national and regional force in cardiology.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. To qualify for tenure and/or 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 ). **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.