University of Rochester Asst Professor in Rochester, New York



The University of Rochester School of Nursing offers high quality academic programs, a robust research portfolio, as well as extensive clinical and educational partnerships throughout the University of Rochester Medical Center and larger community. Building on a proud history of pioneering leadership in nursing education, the School of Nursing pursues excellence in clinical and scientific learning, innovative research, and interdisciplinary health care practice. Advancing research and scientific discovery is a core mission of the University of Rochester School of Nursing. More than 40 years ago, we pioneered the unification model, integrating research with clinical practice and nursing education. Thanks to this approach, our research faculty and students are thought leaders in their areas, leading efforts to break ground on new solutions to improve patient outcomes and address health care’s biggest challenges in Rochester, NY and across the world.

The University of Rochester and the School of Nursing value diversity and are committed to equal opportunity for persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law; applications from members of groups under-represented in nursing are encouraged to apply.


The University of Rochester is seeking to hire scholars with a developing program of research to become a member of our tenure track faculty.


The successful candidate for this position will have peer-reviewed publications and an emerging program of independent research with potential for extramural funding. This is evidenced by conceptualizing, designing, planning, and implementing research projects in his/her area of expertise. The position requires the candidate to develop and lead grant proposals to secure extramural funding to support research and to engage in ongoing scholarship as evidenced by presentation and publication of research findings. Familiarity with a wide variety of research methodologies, techniques, and statistical software including quantitative and qualitative methods is required. Strong collaborative skills to support an independent research program and participation as a contributing member of the School of Nursing faculty also are essential. The candidate will be expected to teach and mentor students and provide academic, community, and professional service. Excellent writing, presentation, and critical thinking skills are required.


Candidates must hold an earned research doctorate in nursing or a related field, strong evidence of scholarship including data-based publication record in an area consistent with SON faculty strengths and strategic goals, potential for success in securing extramural funding, excellent interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Strong preference will be given to candidates who have had superior research training and mentoring including demonstrated experience with managing research studies, excellent data management/analysis skills, strong data-based publication record, and small grant funding. Established individuals seeking the Assistant Professor position must demonstrate a clear independent program of research including a history of publication and active seeking of extramural funding.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Asst Professor

Location: School of Nursing

Job ID: 208109

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time