Available Faculty Positions

Department of Biology


Cell, Molecular and/or Developmental Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in cell, molecular and developmental biology.

Our multidisciplinary biology department affords opportunities for intellectual interactions across diverse research disciplines, with faculty working in the areas of chromatin, DNA repair, aging, intracellular transport, proteomics, transposable elements, ribosome biogenesis, developmental and evolutionary biology. Our research and graduate programs are integrated into a world-class life sciences research campus that provides ample opportunities for interactions and collaborations with the adjacent University of Rochester Medical Center. Faculty research is supported by University initiatives including the Institute for Data Science, Rochester Aging Research Center, Stem Cell Institute, and Cancer Center. Research activities across the University are supported by core facilities featuring Imaging, Proteomics, Functional Genomics, Small Molecule Screening, and Flow Cytometry.


We are seeking outstanding candidates whose research programs address fundamental biological problems and who have demonstrated excellence, originality, and productivity in research.

How to apply:

Application materials should be uploaded at https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting/apply/bio/.

Complete applications should include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae including publication list; statement of research accomplishments and future plans; statement of teaching experience and interests. Also provide copies of three papers. Instructions for supplying three letters of recommendation are on the application website.

Other information:

Applicant screening will start October 1 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications of candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

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