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Job ID: 112122

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
University of Rochester

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2018
Title Tenure-Track Faculty Position
University University of Rochester
Department Pharmacology & Physiology
Application Deadline Dec. 1, 2018
Position Start Date July 2019
  • Rochester, NY
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Natural Sciences
    Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - Biochemistry
    Sciences - General

The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. We seek a creative, enthusiastic scientist with clear potential to secure extramural funding for their research program (active extramural funding is required for candidates for Associate Professor) who will synergize with the highly collaborative environment of the Department and the Medical Center’s broader research community. The Department, which has added six tenure-track faculty members over the past three years, offers outstanding research and graduate training environments. Established research strengths in the department revolve around cell signaling in the context of physiology and disease and include: calcium signaling, extracellular matrix and cell adhesion signaling, G protein-coupled receptor pharmacology and signaling, and ion channel structure and function. The successful applicant will receive a highly-competitive start-up package, generous laboratory space, and access to a wide range of state-of-the-art core facilities. The new faculty member will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, independent, externally funded research program and contribute to graduate student education and medical school teaching.

The University of Rochester Medical Center, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the adjacent Schools of Arts, Sciences and Engineering are part of a private, world-class research university, providing excellent opportunities for highly diverse, cross-disciplinary interactions and collaborations. Rochester is a vibrant, mid-sized city located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, within driving distance of New York City, Toronto, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh. The city boasts a lively arts and culture scene and is home to the Eastman Theater, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the International Jazz Festival, the Strong Museum of Play, and a wide variety of art and music festivals and fairs. The Rochester area was named one of the best places to raise a family by both Forbes and Kiplinger due in part to its short commutes, affordable housing, low cost of living, and quality public schools.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job Posting #: 210671 at (Under the Job Search heading, click the link for All Other Openings, search for Job Posting Number 210671).

In addition, please send the following application materials directly by email to – A cover letter addressed to Dr. Robert Freeman, Search Committee Chair; curriculum vitae; a 2-3 page description of research plans; 2 recent key publications; and names and contact information for three references.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be received before December 1, 2018. The University of Rochester and the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and indicate their strengths and experiences in this area.

  • The University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Robert Freeman, Search Committee Chair
    Pharmacology & Physiology
    University of Rochester
    601 Elmwood Ave, Box 711
    Rochester, NY 14642
  • (585) 273-4893
  • (585) 273-2652


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