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We are looking for researchers who are committed to eliminating health disparities here in Rochester, NY and around the world.

Three nursing researchers at the Rochester Academy of Medicine celebration.

Why UR Nursing?

Achieving health equity is a central objective at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Our researchers seek to eliminate health disparities through close partnerships with communities as part of a leading academic medical center in upstate New York. Here, nursing scientists conduct their work in a supportive and inclusive environment where different perspectives and innovative ideas thrive.


Current Research Openings 

We are looking for tenure-track researchers who are committed to advancing science in oncology to become the inaugural Jean Johnson Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing. Help lead a robust team of scientists and clinicians at the University of Rochester School of Nursing and Wilmot Cancer Institute to improve quality of life for cancer patients and their families. Read more:

Jean Johnson Endowed Chair in Oncology Nursing

Why the University of Rochester?

Strong Memorial Hospital Building


A leading global research institution

The University of Rochester is home to more than 3,000 people dedicated to biomedical research, studying common and rare illnesses from cancer and heart disease to Parkinson’s and pandemic influenza. These efforts have led to therapies that have saved countless lives and improved human health locally, in the region, and across the globe. Our dedicated research facilities, faculty, staff, and student support, along with other critical resources, have enabled us to secure millions of dollars in research funding over the past five years. Medical and nursing research at Rochester is interconnected with our teaching and learning mission and the delivery of cutting-edge clinical care. 

Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement – The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.


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Interested in pursuing research at the University of Rochester School of Nursing? Connect with us to discuss postdoctoral and tenure-track faculty opportunities.

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