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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 second year in a row – we received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. We also rank in the top 30 among nursing schools for NIH funding and are nationally-renowned for some of the most impactful research projects in HIV, aging, palliative care, asthma, and others.

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

Current Openings

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:

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Research Openings

Below are available research faculty positions. Contact us with questions. To apply, 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. 

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 the Postdoctoral to Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position.

Internal applicants should search HRMS by Job ID 216296, all others apply online below:

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The successful candidate for this position will have peer-reviewed publications and an emerging program of independent research with potential for extramural funding. This is 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 and participation as a contributing member of the School of Nursing faculty also are essential.

Internal applicants should search HRMS by Job ID 216297, all others apply online below:

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The School of Nursing is part of a state-of-the-art and research intensive Medical Center and University. The School has outstanding research resources and support, including seed funds for pilot work. Assistance is available to relocate an established program of research to the University of Rochester. The School of Nursing is seeking tenure-track faculty (associate and full professors) representing diverse backgrounds for positions in several focal areas of research excellence. These faculty members will focus on conducting research, teaching and mentoring, and contributing to the leadership of the School. Learn more about our research.

Internal applicants should search HRMS by Job ID 216298, all others apply online below: 

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