Sandhya Seshadri, Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

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Become part of a dynamic group of faculty at the School of Nursing.



Here, you will work with health care providers, researchers, educators, clinical leaders, and innovators who are dedicated to improving health care and preparing the next generation of health care professionals.

Each year, we consistently rank among the top 30 nursing schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. And for the fifth year in a row we received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Forbes also ranks the University of Rochester Medical Center as one of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity.”

In research, we rank in the top 30 among nursing schools for NIH funding and are nationally-renowned for some of the most impactful research projects in sexual health and HIV, cancer and palliative care, maternal and child health, and healthy aging.

Explore our current openings or connect with us to learn more about what career at the UR School of Nursing means for you!

Current Open Positions

PhD Program Director:

The School of Nursing is seeking a full-time faculty associate professor or full professor to serve as the PhD Program Director. To read the full job description, search Job ID: 232213 in the University of Rochester's application system. 

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All open faculty positions will be posted in the University’s Human Resource Management
System (HRMS). Search by “School of Nursing” in the Department section on the left.

PLEASE NOTE: As announced, with limited exceptions, the University is requiring all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. We encourage you to keep this in mind as you explore open positions.


Research Open Positions

Pursue top-level research at a university that supports your goals. We’re looking to fill our open
tenure-track positions with researchers who are committed to taking health care research to new
heights, who will be outstanding teachers and mentors for our students, and who will make
contributions to our respected scientific community. This includes:

Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions

Postdoc to Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position

Assistant Professor Position

Associate Professor/Professor Position

To learn more about pursuing research at the University of Rochester School of Nursing:
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What Our Faculty Are Saying

Maria Quinones-Cordero
“The School of Nursing possesses a warm, kind, and inclusive atmosphere that rivals other departments I have been a part of. Here, I feel safe as an emerging researcher, knowing that the school is really invested in my career development. As a Latina, I was driven to stay here because of the School of Nursing’s outstanding commitment with cultural inclusion and awareness, not just within the School of Nursing community, but highlighting this importance in research as well.”
Maria Quiñones-Cordero, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Faculty Diversity Officer
The University of Rochester values diversity and is 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.  Further, the University complies with all applicable non-discrimination laws in the administration of its policies, admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs and activities.