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University of Rochester Sr Instructor - 220090 in Rochester, New York

Sr Instructor

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School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Wilmot Cancer Institute


The University of Rochester is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Senior Instructor for Research Education, to work collegially within the Wilmot Cancer Institute and the Institute for Innovative Education. The Wilmot Cancer Institute includes approximately 100 faculty members who are engaged in path-breaking research in the causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention or management of cancer or its side effects. As a component of its commitment to achieve NCI designation, Wilmot will expand research education programs at all career levels to further accelerate growth in cancer-relevant research at the institution. The Institute for Innovative Education supports the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the School of Nursing in their mission to be the preeminent place for education within their professions.

We are seeking a collaborative and innovative individual with proven leadership skills and productivity to continue the successful expansion of research education at URMC. The chosen individual will acquire extramural resources to support education, training, career development and mentoring programs; develop and expand such programs; plan integration among programs; collect and analyze program-related data for evaluation and planning purposes; and develop and present innovative curricula in, for example, grant writing, data mining, program evaluation and other related areas, using traditional approaches as well as taking advantage of novel technologies such as virtual reality. The individual will also lead or participate in planning, conduct and dissemination of generalizable research and quality improvement regarding research education.

Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent degree in education or other relevant field. Experience with NIH-funded career development and training programs, and expertise in program evaluation, is preferred.

Post offer health assessment, including drug testing, is required.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to job posting #220090 at, and send a letter of interest to Thomas T. Fogg, Wilmot Cancer Institute, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, or via email at

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups under-represented in higher education.