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The University of Rochester School of Nursing is committed to helping nurses advance their careers and serve as leaders in the post-COVID health care system. We consistently rank among the top 30 schools nationally for nursing education, and for research funding from the National Institutes of Health. Explore current openings and learn more about what a career at the University of Rochester School of Nursing means for you!

Open Faculty Positions

As part of the University of Rochester Medical Center, we offer our more than 800 students hands-on experience with practicing clinicians, educators, and researchers in virtually every specialty area. The school recently appointed a new dean, Lisa Kitko, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, to lead the school and opened a new addition with some of the most advanced simulation labs and classroom facilities available anywhere to support nursing education. Our faculty have access to resources in instructional design, research support and implementation, and a robust IT infrastructure.

Faculty positions will be posted in UR Faculty, and found by searching School of Nursing. 

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The University of Rochester School of Nursing seeks a distinguished Associate or Full Professor with expertise in oncology nursing research to become the inaugural Jean Johnson Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing. Learn more about the Jean E. Johnson Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing and apply via the UR Faculty system:

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The Department of Health Humanities & Bioethics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the University of Rochester Medical Center seek to recruit an Associate Professor level faculty member/nurse leader for a new full-time, professional or academic interprofessional bioethics position. Please apply via UR Faculty by clicking the link. 

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The University of Rochester School of Nursing is seeking a faculty candidate (assistant/associate professor of clinical nursing) for the Program Director for the Clinical Nurse Leader and Leadership in Health Care Systems Programs. Candidates must have professional licensure and certification, relevant professional leadership experience, and experience with professional education, education technology, program development, and project management.

Learn more about the position and apply via UR Faculty by clicking the link. 

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Open Staff Positions

All open staff positions are posted in the University's Human Resource Management System (HRMS). Search by "School of Nursing" in the Department section on the left.

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Project Nurse

The University of Rochester School of Nursing seeks a project nurse for its Center for Employee Wellness. Project nurses provide direct care services to individuals and groups in a variety of settings. For individuals, this position involves assessment, intervention and evaluation of clients in biometric screening clinics, and chronic disease management and lifestyle programs. Holistic care is provided within the context of a robust coaching model using evidence and theory-based care. Nurses perform full panel biometric screenings using point of care testing (POCT) and provide real time follow up counseling and education about strategies to improve or maintain health. 

To read the full job description, please search posted positions in HRMS.

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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. 

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
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