University of Rochester Professor/Assoc Professor/Asst Professor in Rochester, New York
The University of Rochester School of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics & Aging is conducting a national search for an Associate Chief for Research to build a robust interdisciplinary program of study that spans the Division and links it to related centers of academic excellence across the University.
The UR Division of Geriatrics & Aging serves as the academic home to 38 interdisciplinary geriatrics faculty spanning the entire health care continuum including primary care, acute and post-acute care, home care, hospice, palliative care, and long-term care. We are a recognized national leader in geriatric education and pioneered many innovative approaches to geriatrics care including the geriatrics fracture center model of co-managed care. The Division of Geriatrics & Aging research includes health services, clinical care and interdisciplinary training initiatives. The Division has successfully received support from the NIH/NIA, VA, HRSA, John A Hartford Foundation, Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and American Federation for Aging Research. The Division has a strong affiliation with other UR programs, most notably nursing, psychiatry, psychology, public health sciences, developmental disabilities, neurology, orthopedics and oncology. The University-wide commitment to aging research includes the Office for Aging Research and Health Services (OARHS) and Rochester Aging Research (RoAR) Center.
The individual filling this position will be mid-career to senior level PhD, MD or MD PhD with a demonstrated commitment to a research career in aging or an aging-related discipline (e.g., pre-clinical science, gerontology, geriatrics, neurobiology, neuropsychology, behavioral science, health services research, epidemiology, psychiatry, neurology, palliative care). They must have a clearly established track record of research publications, extramural funding, and successful mentorship of early career scholars. Funds to recruit additional investigators to the Division will be available.
We are an equal opportunity employer and offer a competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with qualifications.
The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Title: Professor/Assoc Professor/Asst Professor
Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Job ID: 200073
Full/Part Time: Full-Time