Assoc Professor/Asst Professor

Rochester, NY


Faculty job description

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC, Rochester, NY) is recruiting a junior level tenure-track faculty member to complement current strong research programs in the area of Microbiology & Immunology. We are seeking an outstanding researcher who will establish an innovative research program within the scientific areas of microbial pathogens, the microbiome, and antimicrobial therapeutic development.

Microbiology and Immunology at URMC has a strong legacy of foundational and translational research, with many successful collaborations already established among our current faculty and a number of other departments and centers throughout the medical center and university. Microbiology and Immunology represents a major pillar of the URMC Strategic Plan, and we are committed to further strengthening this critically important research area.

URMC has a strong culture of vigorous discussion which fosters a culture of critical thinking and constructive collaboration, and welcomes a diversity of thought and approach from researchers with different experiences. Our interactive culture and close proximity across clinical and research missions supports a tradition of productive partnerships between experienced basic and clinical researchers, including excellent access to diverse adult and pediatric patient populations.

Areas of potential research focus include, but are not limited to, bacterial pathogenesis, ESKAPE pathogens, host-microbiome interactions in human health and disease, and novel antimicrobial and vaccine development. We encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, as well as applicants with unconventional career tracks.

We seek energetic and creative scientists to join this highly collaborative and multidisciplinary research community. Qualified candidates should have a successful research background in a relevant discipline, and a PhD, MD or equivalent degree. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program, engage in collaborative research, and participate in graduate and medical student education. Candidates with a strong record of accomplishments should apply on-line to Job posting #245434 at and submitting a single PDF containing a cover letter; curriculum vitae; contact information for 3 references; statement of current research and future plans; and a statement on diversity and inclusion to: . Applications should preferably be received by 07/15/2023, but later applications may also be considered.

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.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $105,000 - $160,000 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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