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Program Chair and Professor, Medical Informatics Program
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Date Posted Apr. 11, 2019
Title Program Chair and Professor, Medical Informatics Program
University SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Department College of Health Related Professions
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Informatics - All Categories

The College of Health Related Professions at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center is seeking candidates for the position of Program Chair and Professor, Medical Informatics Program. SUNY Downstate is one of the nation’s leading urban medical centers located in Brooklyn, NY. SUNY Downstate is a strong academic environment that endorses interprofessional collaboration within the University and beyond.

Brief Description of Duties:
Administration: The Chair is responsible for establishing, implementing and reporting annual program strategic plans, goals and objectives and evaluate outcome. Plan long-term and short-term budget and resource needs, prioritize and recommend acquisitions, monitor revenue and manage budget allocations, in keeping with the policies and procedures of DMC. Identify potential external funding sources and seek funding, if possible. Prepare enrollment, retention and graduation of a qualified student body reflective of the mission of SUNY, SUNY DMC & CHRP. Prepare the Medical Informatics Program for accreditation. Develop new academic track with the Medical Informatics Program.

Curriculum: Supervise the implementation and evaluation of the curriculum. Encourage ongoing curriculum review, and revision including use of appropriate teaching and evaluation strategies, integration of education technology and clinical education.

Faculty, Staff & Students: The Chair is responsible for selecting, developing and evaluating program faculty, adjunct faculty & staff.

Communication: Communicate program’s mission, goals, needs and viewpoints among college leadership, faculty, students, clinical preceptors/sites and the community.

Teaching: Provide classroom instruction 1-2 course/year, including timely assessment of student performance, feedback and professional mentorship.

Scholarship: Foster innovation and discovery among faculty, students & peers. Engage in professional activities (research, professional organization service, grant writing, clinical practice, professional writing for publication and presentation.

Professional Service: Demonstrate a willingness to serve the Program, College & University through productive committee work. Provide leadership to committees and peers and promote the mission of the profession, program, college and/university.


All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC-UHB Principals of Behavior. Clinical Faculty and Allied Health Professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.

REQUIRED: Ph.D. in Medical Informatics or related Doctorate.
PREFERRED: Minimum of six (6) years of full-time experience teaching in higher education.

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to Please include: Job Title Program Chair and Professor, Line Number 27440.

Closing date for receipt of applications/interest: Open Until Filled

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center 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, sexual orientation,, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.

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Contact Information

  • Gregory Goodrich
    Talent Acquisition, Human Resources
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    395 Lenox Road, Lower Level
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
  • 718-270-2135
  • 718-270-1815


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