Psychiatrist, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Psychiatry, Director of Bipolar Disorders Program (Research)
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York 11794

Job Description

Psychiatrist, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Psychiatry, Director of Bipolar Disorders Program (Research)

Location: Stony Brook, New York
Open Date: Sep 22, 2022
Deadline: Nov 22, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Psychiatry at the Renaissance School of Medicine is seeking a psychiatrist to establish and lead a robust program focused on treating and investigating bipolar disease. This recruitment reflects the institution's commitment to developing an integrated clinical and research effort to study and treat bipolar disorder. We are particularly interested in clinicians currently using neurostimulation techniques, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), to complement ongoing studies within the Department of Psychiatry and across the institution. Resources for equipment, space, and additional research support are available to support this important initiative.

Stony Brook Psychiatry is home to a world-class, interdisciplinary team of investigators with robust, extramurally funded research programs. Current focus areas include schizophrenia, depression, dementia, substance use disorders, and dementia. Stony Brook maintains a broad range of pre-clinical and clinical research cores, including fMRI, PET, ECT, and TMS and the full range of clinical psychiatric inpatient and outpatient services. For more information on Research at the Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute and Department of Psychiatry, visit:

Required Qualifications: M.D. or M.D/Ph.D. Degree, Board Certification/Eligibility in Adult Psychiatry. New York State license eligible. Able to provide cross-coverage as necessary. Full-time availability. Research experience/publications/funding.

Preferred Qualifications: Subspecialty training in the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders with expertise in neuromodulation and the psychopharmacological management of bipolar disorder; experience in the field of TMS; demonstration of academic accomplishment, prior research experience and productivity, and current productivity; track record of NIH funded research; excellent clinical skills and aptitude and interest in working with fellows, residents, and medical students.

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Special Notes

Tenure/Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. 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).

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 624 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. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.


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Date Posted : 09/28/2022