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Addiction Psychologist - Clinical Assistant Professor

Required Qualifications

PhD in Clinical Psychology. NYS licensure. Demonstrated expertise in psychosocial interventions in addiction medicine. Experience working with a multidisciplinary team of practitioners. History of grant funding.

Preferred Qualifications

Current federal grant funding. Experience in psychosocial or translational research in addictions.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Suffolk County New York, where Stony Brook University is situated, is currently suffering from an opioid epidemic in addition to the typical prevalence of other substance use disorders. This has led to the creation of a new Division of Addiction Psychiatry, directed by Richard N. Rosenthal, MD. Stony Brook's anticipated affiliations with community hospitals, one which currently operates NYS licensed SUD programs, will require a coordinated effort to help address the county-wide problem. The new faculty member will provide clinical care as well as teaching/supervising evidence-based psychosocial interventions in addiction to medical students, and residents in psychiatry and other departments. The faculty will be tasked with assisting Division faculty in the provision of the clinical, research, and educational programs related to addiction, coordinate and oversee quality of pyshosocial treatments for addiction between hospital sites, and work with the Division Director to develop vibrant and competitive Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine Fellowships. She/he will assist the Division Director in working with the hospitals and School of Medicine to develop comprehensive, demonstrably high-quality addiction services across the spectrum. She/he will routinely join in the collaboration with internal and external stakeholders when developing programs and to help move the community toward a prevention model. Successful candidate will have protected time to work independently and/or with senior faculty to develop/continue research, and generate a career development plan. 

Special Notes

This is a non-tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.


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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 to the departmental address or fax below.

Ramin V. Parsey, MD, PhD
Chair, Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
HSC, Level 10, Room 020
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8101
Fax: (631)444-1560

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, Renaissance School of 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 603 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.

Official Job Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
REF#: F-10053-19-06
Campus: Health Sciences Center
Department: Psychiatry - Addiction Psychiatry
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 07/02/2019
Posting End Date: 01/02/2020

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 01/02/2020, 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:   07/02/2019