Academic Spine Neurosurgery Opportunity

An upstate New York university is seeking a BE/BC spine neurosurgeon to join its department in a full-time faculty position.  The department requires a spine fellow and will consider 2015 or 2016 fellow candidates.  The incoming neurosurgeon will develop and maintain an active practice in complex spine neurosurgery, teach medical students and residents, and conduct clinical and/or basic science research in areas of interest.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing direct clinical care as a neurosurgical attending; teaching, mentoring and supervising medical students, residents and fellows; and conducting research and medical scholarship.  The department boasts six full-time clinical faculty members. Call for the incoming neurosurgeon will be 1:5 or better.

The university offers an accredited neurosurgery residency program.  The Department of Neurosurgery is a multidisciplinary department with a commitment to outcomes research. Rich opportunities exist for clinical and basic research, and the incoming neurosurgeon will enjoy collaborating, participating in ongoing research efforts, teaching and performing administrative duties.  Academic rank and income are open and will be dependent upon experience and qualifications.  Interest in scientific investigation is desirable.

The department requires successful completion of neurosurgery residency, successful completion of a spine fellowship, and ABNS certification or certification eligibility.  The facility is a Level I trauma center and includes the region’s only children’s hospital.

Central New York state is a beautiful, friendly and very affordable place to live.  Summer and winter, there are ample outdoor recreational options at numerous nearby county and state parks. Downhill and cross-country skiing, ice skating, swimming, boating and hiking opportunities are all within a 30-minute drive of the medical center.  Numerous golf courses, both public and private, are located in the city and surrounding towns.