Rochester, New York (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
October 22 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

As part of continuing growth in Genetics and Neuroscience, the Department of Biomedical Genetics and the Ernest J. Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Neurogenetics at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Researchers using genetically tractable model systems and/or neurogenetic tools to study the relationships between genes, neural circuit development and function, and behavior are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a demonstrated history of research accomplishments, high potential for future research funding, and a commitment to training graduate students and postdocs in an inclusive and supportive environment.

The successful candidate will join a highly interactive, interdisciplinary community of researchers in the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the adjacent College of Arts, Sciences & Engineering. The Neuroscience and Genetics communities span both campuses and encompass a wide variety of world-class basic science, translational, and clinical research. A thriving, collaborative environment provides outstanding opportunities for research that transcends traditional boundaries. Faculty benefit from vibrant training programs, state-of-the-art infrastructure and core facilities, a strong institutional commitment to career development, and a culture that fosters the success of a diverse group of researchers and students. Rochester is a medium-sized city in western New York State known for its outstanding quality of life and a lively arts and culture scene.

Interested candidates may apply by sending, in PDF format, a cover letter, CV, Statement of Research Interests, and up to three recent publications, to <>. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level should also include contact information for three references. The search committee, chaired by Douglas Portman, Ph.D. (, will review applications on a rolling basis. To ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by Nov. 30, 2021.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs, or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported. The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.


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