Research Assistant Professor

Rochester, NY


Research Assistant Professor job description:

The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is seeking a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor. This position will focus specifically on the study of the neurogenetic basis of intellectual disabilities using C. elegans and mice as model organisms. Successful candidates are expected to independently design and perform experiments, analyzing data, and write manuscripts. Additionally, the candidate is expected to assist the PI in writing grant proposals, manuscripts for publication, and abstracts for presentation at national and international meetings. Supervision and instruction of undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows is also required.


  • Self-motivation, passion and dedication for science, organizational skills, excellent interpersonal, verbal and written English skills are also essential for this position.

  • Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in biological science

  • Two years or more of relevant post-doctoral experience

  • Prior research skills/experience in C. elegans and/or mouse genetics is essential

  • Eligible for a Faculty Appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

  • Post offer Drug Screen and Health Assessment required

  • Compliance with University and New York State health requirements

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #243899 at

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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

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Medicine M&D-Endo-Metab Div