Online Application System for Faculty Positions

Welcome to The Rockefeller University Online Application System (OAS) for faculty positions.

To begin the application process, you must first register for an account. You will then receive an e-mail with a link to activate your account. After activating your account, you may log-in to begin the application process.

Prior to beginning, please read the FAQ page. In addition to completing the online application, all applicants will need to submit all of the materials listed below as PDF format.

Three letters of reference are also required by the September 29, 2023, application deadline. Therefore, as soon as your account is activated, please provide the contact information on the application form for those who will provide references and click “Submit References Now.” This will allow your referees sufficient time to provide the reference letters. You will be able to save your information and complete the remainder of your application later.

  • Curriculum vitae with a publications list (3 pages maximum)
  • A Statement of Research, understandable to scientists in many disciplines, describing your significant research accomplishments and your future research plans (3 pages maximum)
  • A 300-word abstract describing your future research program
  • A 300-word personal statement describing how your past personal and/or scientific experiences have shaped your research trajectory and your proposed scientific questions of interest
  • The three most relevant publications, preprints (such as those published on ) or complete submitted manuscripts in support of your application (publications are optional)
  • A 150-word commentary explaining the importance and impact of the work for each of the papers submitted
  • Three letters of reference
Your application will be considered complete once we have received the completed application form, the required application materials, and three letters of reference. It is not guaranteed that incomplete applications will be reviewed by the Committee.

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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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other legally protected class.