|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 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 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 NewYorkBlue 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. |
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Required Qualifications: Associate or Full Professor rank, Ph.D. in relevant fields of study, including, but not limited to, social, behavioral, movement, rehabilitation, or health sciences.
Preferred Qualifications: The Ph.D. program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, interdisciplinary and translational in nature has three tracks: Behavioral and Community Health, Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences, and Disability Studies. Candidates should have experience in at least one of these areas and research interests that ideally intersect two or more. Candidates will have an established program of independent research and scholarship that, ideally, has relevance for more than one branch of transitional research (basic, applied, practice, and policy).
The behavioral and community health concentration is designed for social scientists, behavioral scientists, bio-behavioral scientists, community health researchers, health services researchers, clinicians of all professions involved in market research within their practice, and health policy analysts.
The rehabilitation movement sciences concentration considers movement analysis across the lifespan and diagnostic groups. It is designed for rehabilitation scientists, movement scientists, biomechanists, bioengineers, neuroscientists, kinesiologists, applied physiologists, biopsychologists and exercise specialists in cardiovasular/cardiopulmonology.
The disability studies concentration is designed for researchers from any relevant field, so long as their research and scholarship considers disability not in terms of pathology or impairment, but as a range of unique social identities and experiences that are shaped by visible or invisible diagnoses/impairments, socio-cultural perceptions and environmental barriers.
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
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