Faculty Position in Clinical Microbiology/Rank DOQ

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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Faculty Position in Clinical Microbiology/Rank DOQ GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION

EEO Statement: UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2023-216 Department Pathology/Microbiology 50000521 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule TBD Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Faculty Position in Clinical Microbiology/Rank DOQ Job Title/Academic Rank Faculty Position in Clinical Microbiology/Rank DOQ Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type DOQ - DEPENDS ON QUALS Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 07/13/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-leading faculty position within the area of Clinical Microbiology. The Primary responsibilities include technical and scientific oversight, test validation and maintenance of College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation of the microbiology section. The successful candidate will participate in leadership of professional laboratory staff and assist with directorship of the laboratory in collaboration with the department chair and other departmental leaders. Molecular microbiology expertise is desirable. A strong academic orientation is favorable, including evidence of scholarly achievement and proposals or current funding for translational or basic science research projects. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. with 3-4 years of post-doctoral training or faculty experience. Board certification or board eligibility in CP or AP/CP (for pathologists) or the American Board of Medical Microbiology (for Ph.D. candidates) is required. The successful candidate will contribute to graduate education, including the successful mentorship of trainees. In addition, participation in training pathology residents, infectious diseases fellows, and medical students will be expected. Salary will be commensurate with experience and will include a university benefits package.

UNMC has a vibrant research and medical community within the growing and affordable city of Omaha, Nebraska. The Department of Pathology and Microbiology has over 70 faculty members working in modern, well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities, including BSL3 and ABSL3 facilities. UNMC houses multiple core facilities to support novel and high impact research programs, including the Advanced Microscopy Core, the Electron Microscopy Core, the Proteomics Core, the Genomics and Epigenomics Cores, the Biomedical Informatics Core and others.Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), share the same mission: to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care. This leading tertiary academic healthcare system is home to over 10,000 employees that include nearly 1,100 physicians covering primary care and nearly all specialty areas. Nebraska Medical Center is the state's largest hospital and for several consecutive years has been awarded best in state by U.S. News & World Report, listed as one of the 100 greatest hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review and included in Forbes best in state employers. A national leader in biosecurity and biopreparedness, UNMC is investing more than 1.3 billion dollars through Project NExT to further research and medical response to biomedical emergencies. In partnership with Nebraska Medicine, UNMC operates the National Quarantine Center, the Region 7 Emerging and Special Pathogens Treatment Center, and serves as a leader for rapid-response clinical research through the Special Pathogens Research Network. UNMC has a strong relationship with the Department of Defense, and houses one of 13 University Affiliated Research Centers (UARC) through the Nebraska University National Strategic Research Institute.
Omaha is located in eastern Nebraska along the Missouri river. It is the largest city in Nebraska and home to seven Fortune 500 companies. In addition to benefiting from local investment into the UNMC campus, local philanthropy supports a thriving arts scene including the Omaha Symphony. The city boasts many parks nestled within its various unique and historic neighborhoods.
Applicants interested in joining an innovative and collegial department should submit a document comprised of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research program and record of trainee mentorship (not to exceed 5 pages), and names and addresses of three referees to https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/79704. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by August 1, 2023; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree
Board certification or board eligibility in CP or AP/CP (for pathologists) or the American Board of Medical Microbiology (for Ph.D. candidates) Supplemental Qualifications 3 or more year of postdoctoral training, fellowship training, and/or faculty experience Working Environment & Physical Requirements WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Lab environment Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Not Applicable Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting 2-5 hours Standing Up to 2 hours Squatting Occasionally Walking Up to 2 hours EXPOSURES

Atmospheric Yes Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE Yes Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Lab coat, gloves, mask, and/or googles. Fit tested for N95 mask Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Laboratory techniques require both sets of hands and wrist to complete. Addtional

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. Visual capacity is essential for medical direction and review of patient specimens and results whether in paper, electronic, physical or slide format. EEO Statement EEO Statement

EEO Statement The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. C.V.
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc
Requisition Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you board certified or board eligible?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
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    • Other
  4. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
    (Open Ended Question)

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