Two Faculty Positions in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of Rochester invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in cell, molecular, and developmental biology at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking outstanding candidates whose research programs address fundamental biological problems and who have demonstrated excellence, originality, and productivity in research. Our multidisciplinary biology department affords opportunities for intellectual interactions across diverse research disciplines, with faculty working in the areas of aging, intracellular transport, proteomics, chromatin, DNA repair, RNA biochemistry, transposable elements, biological imaging, synthetic biology, development, and evolutionary biology. For this search, all areas of cell, developmental, and molecular biology will be considered. 

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, the University of Rochester Aging Institute, the Center for RNA Biology, the Stem Cell Institute, and the Cancer Center. Research activities across the University are supported by core facilities for imaging, proteomics, functional genomics, computation, small molecule screening, and flow cytometry.

Application materials should be uploaded at https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting. Complete applications should include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae including publication list; a statement of research accomplishments and future plans; a statement of teaching experience and interests; a statement of commitment to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community in academia, including past work and future goals. Also provide copies of three papers. Instructions for supplying three letters of recommendation are on the application website. Applicant screening will start October 24 and continue until candidates for interviews have been chosen.

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. The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled


Adjunct Instructor - BIOL 210

The Department of Biology at the University of Rochester invites applications for a non-tenure track Adjunct Instructor position. The responsibilities of this appointment will be to prepare for and teach BIOL 210 (Cell Biology) from January 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023 (classes run from January 11 to April 26). This includes grading of course assignments and tests, supervising recitation TAs, as well as student office hours and advising in connection with the course. BIOL 210 is intermediate level course that covers fundamental cell processes at the molecular level. Topics include organelle structure and functions, membrane biogenesis, cytoskeleton, cell signaling, cell cycle growth and death. It is usually taken by 60-80 students and meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Qualifications in the appropriate area and demonstrated excellence in teaching is required. Position does not include benefits. The position begins January 1, 2023.

Candidates should upload application materials to our online application system. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Complete applications include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching qualifications and interests, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three reference letters.

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

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled