Research Assistant Professor

Rochester, NY


Faculty Job Description:

The Department of Medicine has an opening for a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor. The initial principal responsibilities will involve working with a wide variety of researchers and trainees in the Geriatric Oncology Research Group within the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology and Wilmot Cancer Institute; however, there may be other collaborative research opportunities in which the candidate may become involved over time, including e.g. in the Wilmot Cancer Institute, Department of Surgery Division of Cancer Control, and NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).

This position requires a doctoral degree. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented, and possess good interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills. He/she must have experience with supporting the publication of medical research studies in peer-reviewed journals, alone or in collaboration with others, and have the ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment. The position requires experience with statistical analysis and programming languages (e.g., R; SAS) and a history of success as an author on peer-reviewed, biomedical research studies. Responsibilities will include analysis and presentation of data, leading research teams and overseeing the work of mentees such as fellows and students, facilitating the integration of patient-oriented data with clinical and biologic data, overseeing data management and quality of data, extracting and interpreting data from electronic medical records and chart review, supporting larger investigative efforts by facilitating administration of activities and generating pilot data for P01s, MPI R01s, other collaborative grants. Depending on funding and other commitments, there would be some expectation to develop research and apply for funding as principal or co-investigator to support the overall growth of the Geriatric Oncology Research Group and other collaborations. The position is available for 12 months initially with the possibility of renewal for one or more years depending on performance and available funding.


  • Requires a doctoral degree.

  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented, and possess good interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

  • 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 #244891 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 Med M&D-Hematology/Oncology