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Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease

University of Rochester Faculty Physicians
Rochester, New York
Closing date
Oct 9, 2024

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Infectious Disease
Full Time
Position Type

University of Rochester Infectious Diseases Division Faculty position: HIV vaccine clinical trials

The Infectious Diseases Division in the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is seeking a full-time academic faculty member at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level to join the investigative team working on preventive HIV vaccine clinical trials as a part of the NIAID-supported HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). Interest/expertise in translational immunology and/or the conduct of clinical trials is required. Additional, opportunities exist for collaboration in the area of HIV therapeutics research with the NIAID-supported AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), or respiratory virus research with the NIAID-support Vaccine Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) and/or the NIH-supported Coronavirus Prevention Network (CoVPN). Career advancement to assume leadership positions is expected. Clinical responsibilities include Infectious Diseases consultation and teaching in inpatient and outpatient settings at Strong Memorial Hospital and UR Medicine affiliates. Start-up funding for laboratory-based research is available.

Candidates must possess an MD degree or equivalent, be eligible for a New York State medical license, have completed fellowship training in Infectious Diseases and be board-certified or board-eligible in the Infection Diseases specialty. Post-offer health assessment is also required. The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and actively encourages applications from members of groups who are under-represented in higher education.


  • Must Possess an MD degree or equivalent
  • Must obtain NYS Medical licensure prior to start
  • Eligible for a Faculty Appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Infectious Diseases
  • Post offer Drug Screen and Health Assessment required
  • Compliance with University and New York State health requirements

Faculty rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #234301 at

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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

The referenced pay range represents the University s good faith and reasonable estimate of the base range of compensation for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job s salary range and established based on (but not limited to) market data, experience and expertise of the individual, and with consideration to related position salaries. Alignment of clinical incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

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