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Research Associate Professor



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  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Flexible Schedule/Day Shifts
  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement


The Research Associate Professor will be tasked with independent research projects involving vaccine development and immunology and respiratory bacterial pathogenesis in children as part of the Center for Infectious Diseases and Immunology team of the Rochester General Research Institute

The Research Institute at Rochester General Hospital is a non-profit organization established as the research component of Rochester General Hospital. RGRI’s vision is to significantly advance translational and clinical research – capitalizing on the clinical strengths of Rochester General Hospital – to result in improved patient care.

STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital




  • Licensed MD or PhD who is not self-supporting of their own salary nor has their own research program
  • Functions with minimal direction from Research Scientist II, Senior Research Scientist or Laboratory Director, or Physician Lead/Department Chair as applicable to research location.
  • Strong analytical, computer, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates high level of problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative in performing experiments, analyzing data and drawing conclusions regarding progress and results of work.
  • Demonstrates scientific curiosity through reading and talking with colleagues and begins to apply knowledge toward a broader understanding of therapeutic area and drug discovery process.


  • Bench Research. Conducts research projects including complex experiments, some in parallel, utilizing current concepts and recognized standard techniques, developing new protocols as necessary. Collaborates in design of experimental procedures, and new procedures with minimal supervision. Quickly learns and accurately performs new procedures involving a range of technologies.
  • Documentation. Gathers and records laboratory observations and data, records information lab notebooks and databases and documents experimental design and changes to protocol.
  • Analysis. Analyzes data, performs calculations and draws final conclusions regarding progress and results of work.
  • Continuous Learning. Maintains a familiarity with current and emerging technologies through reading and understanding scientific and technical literature resulting in a broadening understanding of disciplines outside area of training and enabling the use of new and improved procedures in the laboratory.
  • Equipment Maintenance. Assists in the maintenance of laboratory function, keeping lab clean and working in accordance with good safety practices.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $65,000.00 - $90,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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