Join Our Faculty

Join Our Faculty

Join the University of Rochester community as part of a dynamic group of faculty at the School of Nursing. Our faculty are exceptional, team-oriented health care providers, researchers, educators, clinical leaders and innovators, who continually strive to improve health care provision. They are dedicated to preparing expert nurses to meet the growing needs of patients and families in an increasingly complex and diverse health care environment. 

The school is ranked No. 36 for its master’s programs and No. 38 for its DNP program from U.S. News & World Report and is nationally-renowned for some of the most important research projects across many fields.  We currently rank No. 19 among nursing schools for NIH funding.

Current Openings

Faculty positions will be posted below as they become available. To view all School of Nursing positions and to apply, search the University’s HRMS systemor explore other job opportunities.

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

This junior faculty member will establish an independent program of research as 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 development and participation as a contributing member of the School of Nursing faculty also are essential. Position: #198948

Post-doctoral Fellow to Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The University of Rochester School of Nursing is seeking to hire scholars with a developing program of research to become a post-doctoral fellow and, upon successful completion of the specified deliverables during the two year fellowship, receive a direct appointment to our tenure track faculty. This is a unique opportunity to establish and accelerate your program of research with a world-class research institution. Post-doctoral fellows will be paired with a faculty mentor and develop an individualized training plan. Candidates must hold an undergraduate or graduate degree in nursing and an earned doctorate (within the past 5 years) in nursing or a related field, evidence of scholarship including data-based publication record, potential for success in securing extramural funding, excellent interpersonal skills. Learn more about our Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Position: #200385

Tenure Track Associate or Full Professor 

The School of Nursing is seeking senior tenure track faculty (associate and full professors) representing diverse backgrounds for positions in several focal areas. The successful candidate is tenure-eligible and a nationally recognized investigator who has an established program of research and a track record of external funding and publication in top-tier journals. Senior faculty are expected to maintain a focused program of research by successfully securing extramural funding, leading collaborative inter-professional research teams, and engaging in ongoing scholarship. The senior faculty will mentor early career faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and pre-doctoral students and teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to being a collaborative team member in the School of Nursing, supporting the mission of the School, and working in a collegial manner with health care professionals and researchers external to the university. Position #200251

Apply Online

Learn more about these positions and apply online with the University’s Human Resource Management System (HRMS). Enter the corresponding position number in the job opening ID box. Please be sure to attach your CV along with a cover letter and contact information for three references.

Apply Online (HRMS)


If you have questions about the above positions, please contact:

Teresa Burritt
(585) 275-7883

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