Research Assistant Professor

Rochester, NY


Faculty job description

The Department of Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is seeking a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor for the NCI-supported T32 Clinical and Translational Research Training Position in our Cancer Control Program. The program eagerly seeks highly motivated early-career stage individuals with doctorates (PhD, Dr. P.H., M.D.) in health-related areas, including translational science, who are looking for skills training in cancer control research and grant writing towards developing a successful research career as an independent investigator. NIH requires candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents. Two years of funding with stipends are offered along with health insurance, tuition, research support, and travel to up to four scientific meetings per year. Applications for women and those from minority groups are strongly encouraged. Prior post-doctoral experience is allowed. Doctoral degree requirements must be met prior to hire. Post offer health assessment is required. University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #243846 at

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: $58,500 - $136,500 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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Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time