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Faculty Recruitment


Applying for a Tenure-Track Faculty Position at The Rockefeller University

The Rockefeller University is conducting an open search across all research areas.

Applications should be submitted electronically through our Online Application System by clicking the APPLY NOW button above.
Applicants should follow the online application procedure which includes submitting the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae with a publications list (five pages maximum)
  • Statement of Research with a two-page description of significant research accomplishments and a two-page description of future research plans (four pages maximum)
  • PDFs of Relevant Publications or Submitted Manuscripts/Pre-prints (optional, maximum of three)
  • Contact information for a minimum of three references

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact our Administrator at

The deadline for the Fall 2016 Faculty Open Search for tenure-track positions
has now passed and applications are no longer being accepted.

Joining Rockefeller


We are dedicated to recruiting the most brilliant biomedical research scientists, allowing them to choose their scientific pursuits, providing them with comprehensive support, and surrounding them with collaborative and energetic colleagues who are leaders in their fields.


Our institution is small, dynamic, and designed to support and stimulate science, with an administration and staff entirely committed to meeting the needs of our scientists and eliminating distractions from their research. There are no mandatory teaching or administrative responsibilities, and no departments or hierarchical restrictions.


Our commitment to excellence gives Rockefeller scientists a significant advantage as they work across disciplines and share knowledge, driving one another to pursue big ideas and achieve transformational discoveries. This strong support fosters a culture with an extremely dedicated and satisfied faculty, many of whom have long associations with the university.


We place a high emphasis on quality of life for our scientists, enabling them to focus deeply on their research by providing childcare, mortgage and housing support, health and wellness services, and other resources to help navigate the many layers of an academic life.


Below is a sampling from our comprehensive benefits program available to Heads of Laboratory:


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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.

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