Neurologist - Headache Specialist, Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Neurology, Headache

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Neurologist - Headache Specialist, Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Neurology, Headache Medicine


Location: Stony Brook, New York


Open Date:

Sep 06, 2022



Dec 06, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time




The Department of Neurology in the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University seeks candidates to lead the new Center for Headache Medicine. The full-time position is suited for a headache specialist at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level and is not tenure-eligible. In this role, the Director will lead new and innovative clinical, educational, and research programs and grow an inter-professional team equipped to provide the latest care and treatment options for all headache and facial pain syndromes. Applicants must have a strong interest in supporting the academic vision of the department and possess academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the appropriate rank.


Stony Brook University Hospital is a 624-bed tertiary care facility with a catchment area of 1.5 M residents. It is also home to the only Comprehensive Stroke Center, Level IV Epilepsy Center, 20-bed Neurological Critical Care Unit (NCCU), and Level I trauma center in Suffolk County. The Department of Neurology has established the Division of Neurohospital Medicine, which oversees the general inpatient and consultative services. The vascular neurology team and interventionalists handle onsite and mobile stroke alerts. Our faculty lead several nationally recognized, highly regarded outpatient subspecialty centers in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neuroimmunology, Epilepsy, and Movement Disorders. Ancillary services include MRI/PET capabilities, EEG, EMG/ NCV, and infusion therapy.


This is an exciting opportunity for a neurologist interested in building an outpatient practice at the region's premier academic medical center. Faculty can also take advantage of an exceptional retirement plan offered through the SUNY403(b) and NYS Deferred Compensation Plans.


Responsibilities include:


• Collaboration with allied specialties, including anesthesia/pain management, behavioral medicine, and ENT.

• Oversight of the recruitment, mentoring, and clinical activity of MD and APP members of the headache practice.

• Teaching and mentoring fellows, residents, APPs, and medical students.

• Limited inpatient call responsibilities on the General Neurology inpatient and consult services shared amongst practice members.




Required Qualifications:


• MD degree or equivalent.

• Eligibility for New York State licensure.

• Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurology.

• Must have completed an accredited Neurology Headache fellowship.


Preferred Qualifications:


• Experience performing procedures such as Botox, Trigger Point Injections, Occipital Nerve Blocks, SPG Blocks.

• Experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume outpatient environment.


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For questions regarding this position, please contact Jamie Friede at 631-444-8397.


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 (


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.



In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.


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