Associate Professor in Molecular Pathobiology

New York University College of Dentistry


New York University (NYU) is establishing a Pain Center and is seeking applications for a research faculty position at the Associate professor level within the tenure track. The faculty will be appointed in the Department of Molecular Pathobiology in the NYU College of Dentistry ( The College is located on 1st Avenue in Manhattan within a medical complex that includes the College of Dentistry, School of Medicine, affiliated hospitals and several vibrant research institutes.  

The NYU Pain Center will comprise collaborative multidisciplinary NIH-funded faculty who perform basic and clinical pain research. Existing research strengths at NYU include intracellular signaling, visceral pain, peripheral nociceptive mechanisms, cancer pain, genomics, analgesic development, and clinical research. The scientist should have experience in structural biology with an interest in nucleic acid and protein interactions. Expertise with drug development and discovery is encouraged.


Candidates must possess a PhD, DDS, MD degree or a combination thereof, be a distinguished basic or clinical researcher with a strong record of research training, creativity and productivity in the field of pain. The applicant will lead a research program in the NYU Pain Center that complements current research. Faculty have the opportunity, and are encouraged, to collaborate with investigators in the NYU College of Dentistry, NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and the NYU College of Arts & Sciences.

Successful candidates will receive a competitive start-up package, substantial salary support commensurate with experience and rank, and will have access to a comprehensive benefits package through NYU. NYU is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive intellectual community, and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.

Application Instructions

Please submit a curriculum vitae, description of research interests and goals, and five sample PDFs of your recent impactful publications via Interfolio by clicking the “apply now” button.  

For inquiries, contact: Dr. Brian Schmidt, NYU College of Dentistry, Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, 421 First Ave, Room 2W, New York, NY, 10010-4086, phone: 212-998-9543 or via e-mail at