December 19, 2014

Associate or Full Professor, Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Stony Brook University

Associate or Full Professor, Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Stony Brook University (posting listed here)

The Departments of Neurobiology & Behavior, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Psychology are seeking to recruit an outstanding basic or clinical investigator (MD or PhD or equivalent degree required) to be the Director of a new Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Stony Brook University. This interdepartmental Center will lie within the University’s Neurosciences Institute, and focus on a research mission, while contributing to the care of the many individuals with autism spectrum disorders in Suffolk County (population 1.5 million).
The successful candidate will have a nationally-recognized clinical or bench research program relevant to understanding or treating autism spectrum disorders. The Director will receive a faculty appointment as an Associate or Full Professor on the tenure track in one or more of the departments within the Neurosciences Institute, with tenure awarded if appropriate, as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. The Director will also receive a strong start-up package, state salary support, and protected time to continue his/her research program. The Director will be expected to work with relevant Department Heads to recruit existing and additional faculty researchers to the Center and oversee their work. He/she will be provided with several faculty lines to support these recruitments. The successful candidates will hold faculty appointment in the appropriate School of Medicine or School of Arts and Sciences department based on the incumbent's area of expertise.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Dennis W. Choi, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Neurosciences Institute
Health Sciences Center, Level 12 Room 020
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY, 11794-8121
Fax: (631) 444-1474

Applications should be received by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/29/2014 unless otherwise specified.

To qualify for an appointment as Associate Professor or Professor, the candidate must meet the relevant School of Medicine or College of Arts and Sciences criteria located at:, or, respectively.  Stony Brook is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator.  For further information please view the Campus Job Opportunities (CJO) web site at
Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 603 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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