Director of Research / Academic Rank DOQ

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Oct 5, 2023

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Director of Research / Academic 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: 2021-080 Department Dermatology 50000585 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE:
Academic - TBD
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule TBD Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Director of Research / Academic Rank DOQ Job Title/Academic Rank Director of Research / Academic 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 03/15/2021 Position Qualification

Position Summary
Join our Dermatology team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Department of Dermatology in Omaha, Nebraska.

Our Team Vision: To fearlessly innovate and provide meaningful dermatologic care through 1) delivery of compassionate and leading-edge patient care 2) Education and mentorship with a lasting impact 3) Pioneering solutions for the communities of tomorrow.

The successful Director of Research candidate will be a MD, MD/PhD or PhD. Candidates should have an established track record of published articles relating to dermatology as well as a record of extramural funding. Preferential qualifications would also include senior level faculty with at least 5-7 years of experience. The primary responsibility is to provide leadership and strategic vision in research for the Department of Dermatology as well as mentorship of junior faculty and learners across the educational spectrum. The Director of Research will be also be responsible for proposing and refining priorities for the Department and annual budgeting of the Departmental Research Endowment Funds. Current strategic areas of focus in the department research include skin cancer & prevention, transplant dermatology, inpatient dermatology, emerging infectious diseases, rural dermatology/access to care, AI, teledermatology, and clinical trials/outcomes. Incumbent will be responsible for building infrastructure, which includes the development of operating procedures. These operating procedures may include IRB creation, submission, and compliance; investigational device exemption creation, submission, and compliance; Principal Investigator support with protocol development and/or modification; clinical subject management' contract negotiation with sponsors in coordination with Department Administrator and Administrative Business Associate; and ensuring all federal and state regulations are followed completely.

UNMC is a premier academic medical center located in Omaha, NE with newly built research and clinical space. Total campus research space is approximately 1 million square feet. Active training programs exist in basic and clinical sciences.

Specific questions may be directed to:
Ashley Wysong, MD, MS
Chair, Department of Dermatology

Applications are being accepted online at
Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply!
Required Qualifications
MD, MD/PhD, or PhD
Supplemental Qualifications
Strong track record of publishing in dermatology and extramural funding. Senior level faculty with 5-7 years of 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, Clinical environment, Lab environment Other working environment

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

Atmospheric Yes Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current Yes Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity Yes Wear PPE Yes Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
Full extent of exposures TBD by research activities.

PPE=gloves, gowns, masks potentially with sterile procedures.

Fine Manipulation NA Repetitive Motion NA Grasping NA If you selected any area above, please explain Addtional

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. 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. C.V.
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Requisition Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you board certified or board eligible in the are identified in this posting? Are you eligible to practice in Nebraska?
    • 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
    • Handshake
    • Other
  4. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
    (Open Ended Question)

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