Open Position at the University of Rochester

The University of Rochester School of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics & Aging is conducting a national search for an Associate Chief for Research to build a robust interdisciplinary program of study that spans the Division and links it to related centers of academic excellence across the University.

The UR Division of Geriatrics & Aging serves as the academic home to 44 interdisciplinary geriatric faculty spanning the entire health care continuum including primary care, acute and post-acute care, home care, hospice, palliative care, and long-term care. We are a recognized national leader in geriatric education and pioneered many innovative approaches to geriatric care including the geriatric fracture center model of co-managed care. The Division of Geriatrics & Aging research includes health services, clinical care and interdisciplinary training initiatives. The Division has successfully received support from the NIH/NIA, VA, HRSA, John A Hartford Foundation, Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and American Federation for Aging Research. The Division has a strong affiliation with other UR programs, most notably nursing, psychiatry, psychology, public health sciences, developmental disabilities, neurology, orthopedics and oncology. The University-wide commitment to aging research includes the Office for Aging Research and Health Services (OARHS) and Rochester Aging Research (RoAR) Center.

The individual filling this position will be mid-career to senior level PhD, MD or MD PhD with a demonstrated commitment to a research career in aging or an aging-related discipline (e.g., pre-clinical science, gerontology, geriatrics, neurobiology, neuropsychology, behavioral science, health services research, epidemiology, psychiatry, neurology, palliative care). She or he must have a clearly established track record of research publications, extramural funding, and successful mentorship of early career scholars. Funds to recruit additional investigators to the Division will be available.

The Rochester locale and university environment provide excellent opportunities for unique professional collaborations and fulfilling lifestyle. We are located within miles of the shores of Lake Ontario and are in close proximity to the beautiful Finger Lakes area of central New York known for its beautiful scenery and abundant wineries. Rochester is also home to the Eastman Theater, Strong Museum of Play, Memorial Art Gallery, Strasenburgh Planetarium, and the Lilac Festival, to name but a few.

We are an equal opportunity employer and offer a competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with qualifications.

Inquiries / How to Apply
Interested individuals should send a brief statement of interest and curriculum vitae via email to Andrea Nardi. and can apply on-line at

April 6, 2017