Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor for the Division of General Pediatrics

Feb 10, 2020
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Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor for the Division of General Pediatrics, Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health
Zucker School of Medicine of Northwell Health

The Division of General Pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Zucker School of Medicine of Northwell Health seek candidates for Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor position who are clinician-educators or clinician-investigators. Applicants must have an MD and/or PhD or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. In particular, we are seeking clinician-educators or clinician-investigators with interest in the following areas:

  • Advocacy and Community Health, with leadership opportunities in the pediatric residency program
  • Children and Adolescents with Medical Complexity
  • Transition to Adulthood and Adult Care Services
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics

Applicants with significant experience may be considered for an Associate Division Chief position.

We seek candidates with strong academic credentials and a record or promise of external research funding. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative Division working to achieve optimal child health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research. Priority will be given to candidates pursuing research relevant to pediatric population health and/or health services research, those with greater experience following graduate training, and those with an established track record of high impact publication and extramural funding. Interdisciplinary or community-engaged research is strongly encouraged as well as research incorporating a health equity focus. Appointments will be made in the Department of Pediatrics. Secondary appointments with other departments can be explored.

In addition to the renowned tertiary clinical resources that we offer, our faculty will have appointments in the Institute of Health Innovations and Outcomes Research within the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research of Northwell Health. Faculty will enjoy access to the scholastic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

The Division of General Pediatrics sees nearly 40,000 patients annually, while the Northwell Pediatrics Ambulatory Care Network sees over 200,000 patients annually. The Division is the ambulatory training site for nearly 100 pediatric residents, over 120 medical students, and several allied health professionals. The Division has a strong research and quality improvement portfolio, and has over $2 million in annual federal, state, and foundation grant funding.

Cohen Children’s Medical Center, located in Queens, NY, is a 202-bed, tertiary facility, completely dedicated to the care of infants, children, and adolescents and is the only exclusively dedicated pediatric hospital in Queens and Long Island. As the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the New York metropolitan region, treating over 230,000 children per year, we are the tertiary pediatric medical center of Northwell Health and the only NYS Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island. We are proud to have been selected as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” by US News & World Report.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. This will be a full-time position offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health and the Zucker School of Medicine is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding.

Interested individuals should forward a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae to:

Sophia Jan, MD, MSHP

Chief, Division of General Pediatrics

Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health


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