Assistant Professor of Clinical

Rochester, NY


Faculty job description

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester Medical Center located in Rochester, NY is actively recruiting for a fellowship trained spinal cord injury rehabilitation medicine subspecialist.

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is tracking on a rapid faculty and growth initiative consisting of a newly renovated 11 private bed neurorehabilitation unit opening in 2023 in addition to our current 20 bed CARF accredited acute inpatient rehabilitation unit. This position will work closely with current PM&R faculty to provide clinical expertise within the spinal cord injury rehabilitation service line, focusing primarily on spinal cord injury consult service, managing dedicated spinal cord injury inpatient rehabilitation beds and supporting the large spinal cord injury patient population at our hospital and in our community. This position’s role will have a component of program development consisting of evolving the spinal cord injury rehabilitation medicine service line. In addition, there is ample opportunity to pursue academic and scholarly activity and interests. This includes support of the education mission consisting of teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and medical students as well as the support to pursue research interests, including the opportunity to interface with clinical trials associated with the Department of PM&R UR Neurorestoration Institute as well as work interface collaboratively with the Departments of Neurology/Neurosurgery Del Monte Neuroscience Institute. This position comes with a faculty appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine.

Ideal candidates would be BC/BE and fellowship trained in spinal cord injury rehabilitation medicine with experience managing spinal cord injury patients and would also have a keen interest in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and medical students.

We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including a relocation stipend, malpractice, CME allowance, NYS licensure, DEA fees, and more. Additionally, the Rochester/Western NY area offers a low cost of living, nationally recognized schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, professional/collegiate sports venues and activities for the outdoor enthusiast including the Adirondack mountains and finger lakes wine region.

Please apply with CV, references and with any questions to: Rajeev K. Patel, MD Chair, . Administrative contact: 585-275-3274

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #246526 at

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $170,416 - $346,177 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

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