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Chief Technology Officer-Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Required Qualifications

MD or PhD degree in biomedical informatics, data science, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, biomedical engineering or similar field. Must have state of the art knowledge of healthcare technology to drive enterprise wide innovations in healthcare delivery and research. Significant experience in developing and/or deploying informatics solutions across health systems. Significant research or enterprise experience in systems software development, data analytics, data visualization and information management for healthcare. Candidates should be analytical and independent thinkers with excellent organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong experience in health informatics decision support, data analytic, mobile health and/or artificial intelligence systems. Experience with deep learning and other machine learning methods and with Cloud computing frameworks. Strong publication record in clinical biomedical informatics. Experience in development and deployment of data warehouse architectures. A strong track record of working with real world data analytics problems in application settings. Experience with semantic modeling, reporting tools, Python and JavaScript. Excellent skills in computer programming and in database design. Ability to integrate state of the art data analytics methods and tools with existing vendor electronic patient record systems, financial systems and PACS systems. 

Responsibilities & Requirements

The successful candidate will serve as Chief Technology Officer, will evaluate new technologies, and will lead the effort to integrate innovative solutions across the healthcare continuum including app development, leverage recent dramatic advances in data analytic tools and of artificial intelligence to deploy across Stony Brook Medicine, the Stony Brook Clinically Integrated Network and the emerging collection of affiliated hospitals and practices.  This candidate will focus on development of systems architectures and deep learning models needed to: 

1. Integrate clinical, operational, & financial information; carry out analyses and interact with transactional systems.

2. Generate computable phenotypes for Stony Brook and Clinically Integrated Network patients and use these computable phenotypes to drive decision support and population health applications.

3. Develop and deploy effective innovative software and methods for population health applications.

4. Leverage data streams to carry out near real time analyses and decision support in a variety of care settings.

5. Integrate image and sensor data analytics into the clinical workflow.

6. Contribute to institution wide efforts to evaluate innovative informatics commercial products involving artificial intelligence, novel data analytics and mobile health.

7. Create apps to leverage novel technology across the enterprise.

8. We work closely with Stony Brook Medicine IT to bring new technologies to fruition in daily use across Stony Brook Medicine.

The successful candidate is expected to lead tech innovation across Stony Brook Medicine, working with multi-disciplinary teams in collaborative cutting edge projects. A key challenge will be making the journey from idea to reality across multiple stakeholders. In addition to leading evaluation, deployment and integration of data analytic technologies, app development, data visualization techniques, the successful candidate is expected to engage the external technical community through publication and presentation of results in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

Special Notes

Tenure/Non-Tenure Track.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Eligibility for tenure will be based upon applicants' qualifications and experience.  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: July 1, 2019.

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Application Procedure

1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey.  Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email

2. Submit a   State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply or by logging onto and selecting the reference number F-10000-19-03. Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below.

*Electronic submissions are highly preferred.  


Professor Janos Hajagos
Department of Biomedical Informatics
HSC L3-043 Attention Chief Technology Officer Search Chair
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8322

Campus Description

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 1,040-acre campus is home to 24,600 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider.  The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL.  Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

Official Job Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
REF#: F-10000-19-03
Campus: Health Sciences Center
Department: Biomedical Informatics
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 03/05/2019
Posting End Date: 08/28/2019

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 08/28/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university office of institutional diversity and equity at (631)632-6280.

Job Category:   Health Science and Medical Center Faculty
Posting Date:   03/05/2019