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Faculty Recruitment
Learn more from our recently
recruited junior faculty

Please check back with us in August 2016 for details regarding our Fall search.

The Rockefeller University seeks exceptional, interactive and creative scientists to join its faculty. We invite applications from outstanding candidates for tenure-track positions.

The University provides strong support for the research work of its faculty. The positions offer competitive salary, benefits and start-up funds, renovated laboratory space, access to numerous state-of-the art core facilities and extensive opportunities for collaboration both within the University and with neighboring institutions.


Applying for a Faculty Position

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Applications should be submitted electronically through our Online Application System at Applicants should follow the online application procedure which includes submitting the following:

If you have questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Administrator at


Our laboratory-based organizational structure fosters interdisciplinary research and we encourage applications in the following areas.

  • Chemical and Structural Biology (including but not limited to Chemistry, broadly defined, applied to understanding biological processes; Structural Biology and Enzymology)
  • Genetics and Genomics (including but not limited to Studies of Humans, Animals, Plants, Unicellular Organisms and Communities of Organisms)
  • Immunology, Virology and Microbiology (including but not limited to Cellular Immunology, Cellular Microbiology, Microbial Pathogenesis, Microbial Physiology, Molecular Immunology, Parasitology, Tumor Immunology, Vaccine Development and Virology)
  • Medical Sciences, Systems Physiology and Human Genetics (including but not limited to Mechanisms of Disease, Novel Therapeutics and Preventative Interventions)
  • Molecular and Cell Biology (including but not limited to Gene Expression, RNA Biology, Cell Cycle and Cancer Biology, Chromosome Biology and Signal Transduction)
  • Neurosciences and Behavior (including but not limited to Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, Neurological Disorders, Systems Neuroscience, Neurophysiology and Biophysics)
  • Organismal Biology and Evolution (including but not limited to Vertebrate, Invertebrate and Plant Physiology, and Population Biology)
  • Physical, Mathematical and Computational Biology (including but not limited to Bioinformatics, Computational Neuroscience, Networks, System Biology, Synthetic Systems and Experimental Physics)
  • Stem Cells, Development, Regeneration and Aging (including but not limited to Stem Cell Biology, Developmental Biology and Aging)

Disability Accommodations
The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who can perform the essential functions for the position. If you require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify Human Resources by calling 212-327-8300 or emailing

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a policy that forbids discrimination in employment for protected characteristics. The Administration has an Affirmative Action Program to increase outreach to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.