Faculty Recruitment
Learn more from our recently
recruited junior faculty

Applications for faculty positions are currently being accepted.
The deadline for submission is April 18, 2014.

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.


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Applications should be submitted electronically through our Online Application System at http://oas.rockefeller.edu. 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 facultysearch@rockefeller.edu.


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 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)

The Rockefeller University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/VEVRAA Employer with a policy that forbids discrimination in employment (which includes hiring, terms and conditions, promotion, and termination) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or disability. The Administration has an Affirmative Action Program to increase the employment of women and members of protected classes in all areas of the University's activities.