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University of Rochester Research Asst Professor - 217142 in Rochester, New York

Research Asst Professor Job ID 217142

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Department of Neurosurgery


Job description- A clinical research position within the DISRUPT Pain program involving design, conduct, analysis, and publication of studies in human subjects with acute and chronic pain conditions with mentorship and direction from the co-principal investigators.

Specific responsibilities

  • Participate in design and conduct of prospective studies to characterize pain mechanisms and assess efficacy of analgesic drugs or devices.

  • Perform secondary analyses of existing data or reviews of the literature to publish in manuscripts and support grant submissions.

  • Contribute to grant writing/production to obtain funding to advance the mission of the DISRUPT pain program.

  • Participate in mentoring medical/graduate students and research assistants on projects contributing to the mission of the DISRUPT pain program.


    MD or PhD (or equivalent) in health-related or social sciences required. Prior experience with clinical research and excellent proficiency in scientific writing is required. Prior experience with designing and conducting observational studies of chronic pain states, analgesic clinical trials of drugs and devices, quantitative sensory testing, is preferred but not required. Proficiency with statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, or JMP is highly desired. The ideal candidate with be highly motivated and self-directed with the ability to set and obtain goals under broad direction of the PIs.

    The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity, and, in that spirit actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

    Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #217142 at

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled