Assistant Professor

Rochester, NY


Faculty job description

The Division of Neonatology is seeking a physician with a history of excellent training and success in the clinical and academic realms. The new faculty member will deliver clinical care in the neonatal intensive care unit and develop a career in education and/or research. Successful candidates will display a commitment to pursuing a career that includes publishing and, where appropriate, obtaining extramural grant support for their research. Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship training is a requirement.

The University of Rochester, located in the Finger Lakes region of New York, is a major research university with a long history of clinical and laboratory investigation in Neonatology. The Division of Neonatology consists of 19 neonatologists, several pediatricians and six tenure-track PhD laboratory investigators. Major research areas of interest include pulmonary biology, neonatal clinical trials, childhood pulmonary outcomes of premature infants, neurodevelopment, and neonatal immunology. Faculty hold a variety of federally funded grants and contracts, including several multicenter grants. The Division’s clinical research group includes research coordinators, research nurses and data management staff supporting 12 investigators with research programs in a wide variety of areas.

The Division is a member of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network, a 15-center collaborative performing clinical trials in newborns. Support for clinical and translational research is provided in part by the University’s Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI), continuously funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Science since the inception of the CTSA program. The CTSI provides research support and master’s and doctoral training in public health and clinical and translational investigation.

The Division provides neonatal care at the University’s 68-bed Level IV NICU and at the Rochester General Hospital 14-bed Level II SCN. The University is the Regional Perinatal Center for the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, with a catchment area of 1.2 million.


Successful candidates will have shown outstanding promise, and commitment to the care of patients and children. Requirements include a MD or Equivalent, NYS license or license eligible, DEA license, and Board Certification or Eligibility to become Board Certified in the field of pediatric Neonatology.

Review of application will begin immediately.

The successful applicant would assume the position on or about July 1, 2023.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #243849 at . In addition, applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, 3 referee letter and a short statement of career goals - please submit to: .

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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $210,000 - $260,000 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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