Associate Professor

Rochester, NY


Faculty job description:

The Division of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center is seeking a scientist or a physician-scientist to fill a faculty position with the option of a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology. The position will hold the Dr. Eric M. Dreyfuss Professorship, which is to support a named faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at the Golisano Children’s Hospital to conduct research in the field of food allergy or pediatric allergy or immunology committed to the future health of children and adults.

The Department of Pediatrics is committed to enhancing pediatric allergy and food allergy research in the Center of Food Allergy under the leadership of Dr. Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo. We are part of the FARE Clinical Network and were recently nominated to the World Allergy Organization Center of Excellence. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop his or her independent research program that aligns with the mission of the Center, expands our research capabilities, and advances the food allergy field. There are also opportunities to design, participate in and lead observational studies and interventional clinical trials as principal or co-investigator. Clinical research training programs, including an institutional KL2 program and those leading to a master’s degree, are available via the CTSA.

The University of Rochester is a significant allergy service provider in upstate/western New York. The Divisions provide state-of-the-art patient care and training for medical and pediatric residents and allergy/immunology fellows. They actively engage in a broad spectrum of clinical, translational, and basic research activities. Our highly successful and active primary clinical services are devoted to evaluating and managing children with various allergic and immunologic conditions. We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, including consultations, diagnostic testing, and treatment for many allergic and immunologic conditions. In addition, several Departments, Centers of Excellence, and Core Facilities at the University of Rochester provide the necessary resources to foster the development of personal research interests.

The academic ranks for the positions are open and dependent on prior experience. Candidates with M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees or equivalent who may be Board Certified/Board eligible are encouraged to apply.

Community Information:

  • On the southern shore of Lake Ontario, Rochester, New York, is just north of the breathtaking Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York.

  • Stimulating and progressive metropolitan community of 1.1 million people.

  • Stress-free living, affordable housing, easy commutes, and nationally highly ranked public schools.

  • Cultural district features the Eastman School of Music, The Memorial Art Gallery, and several other museums, theaters, studios, shops, restaurants, and more!

  • More than 100 wineries, breweries, and distilleries.

  • Camping and water sports of all kinds, as well as downhill and cross-country skiing.

  • 6-hour drive to New York City, 3.5 hours to Toronto, 90 minutes to Niagara Falls, and 30 minutes to Letchworth State Park — the Grand Canyon of the East.

How to apply:

Interested individuals should apply online for the Job posting#at and submit a current Curriculum Vitae, along with three referee letters to to review.

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: $120,000 - $235,000 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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