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Why Choose Rockefeller?

If you are interested in working at The Rockefeller University, open positions are available.

Careers at Rockefeller

A clearinghouse of opportunities, as well as a resource for one-on-one counseling, Rockefeller’s Office of Career and Professional Development is a springboard to a rewarding career in science. From traditional academic appointments to jobs in biotech, pharma, business, and policy, Rockefeller postdocs thrive professionally.

State-of-the-art research space

State-of-the-art research space
In the past decade, Rockefeller has invested more than $2 billion in new facilities, scientific equipment, faculty recruitment, and research support. Our River Campus expansion adds two acres and over 100,000 square feet of state-of-the-art lab space to our urban campus.

A vibrant oasis in New York City

A vibrant oasis in New York City
Rockefeller life extends far beyond the lab bench. Scientific and nonscientific speakers fill the university’s lecture calendar. Venturing beyond our leafy, serene campus, postdocs find themselves in the heart of Manhattan. Easy access to world-class museums, concerts, and theater provides artistic balance to scientific pursuit in our community.

Child and Family Center (CFC)

Child and Family Center (CFC)
The Rockefeller University provides on-site child care for students and employees through its Child and Family Center. There is a formal application process for admission, and parents are encouraged to apply in advance.

Housing at Rockefeller

The Rockefeller University is a dynamic and growing science institute. In order to further its scientific goals, the University makes apartments available to students, faculty and postdocs. The Housing Office works in collaboration with the Senior Administration and the Dean’s Office to ensure that University housing resources meet demand.

Gym at Rockefeller

Salary and benefits
The University offers a comprehensive and competitive salary and benefits package. The minimum starting postdoctoral salary is $70,000. Benefits include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and vacation.



Immigration Services

The Office of Immigration and Academic Appointments advises international scholars on obtaining and maintaining lawful status while at the University.

Ben Lasalata
Immigration Manager

Postdoctoral Association