Neuroscience Faculty - Assistant Professor

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

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Science, Life Sciences, Neuroscience
Organization Type
Neuroscience Faculty - Assistant Professor 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: 2023-032 Department Neurological Sciences 50001975 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule As directed by supervisor Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Neuroscience Faculty - Assistant Professor Job Title/Academic Rank Neuroscience Faculty - Assistant Professor Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type DOQ - DEPENDS ON QUALS Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 02/01/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Department of Neurological Sciences in the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) invites applications for a tenure-leading position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of central auditory processing in neurodegenerative disorders. This recruitment is a collaboration with the Translational Hearing Center in the neighboring Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Applicants should not have received prior R01-level funding (>$210,000 per year in direct costs). Special consideration will be given to those utilizing various translational approaches to auditory diseases, including genomic predisposition, and/or etiologies of hearing loss, animal models and clinical applications. Appointees will be expected to conduct a vigorous independent research program, obtain extramural funding and participate in graduate student teaching. Generous laboratory space with equipment, competitive start-up funding, and state-of-the art core facilities will be provided. Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree; postdoctoral training with significant research accomplishments and scholarly promise. Application materials, including a CV, a brief summary of research plans and the names of three references who can write letters of recommendation (at least one of whom is outside the applicant's home institution) should be sent through the following website: Applications will be screened immediately and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.The Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) is comprised of clinicians, scientists, and educators who advance neural health across the lifespan. Our funded research includes clinical trials and strong investigator-initiated research programs and laboratories.Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. UNMC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. UNMC encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants. Required Qualifications PhD, MD, or MD/PhD Supplemental Qualifications Have an outstanding record of research achievement and the ability to attract significant extramural research support. 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 Occasionally Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting Over 5 hours Standing 2-5 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 Yes Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE Yes Work with laboratory animals Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools Yes If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Working with lab animals and patients Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Computer and tools 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.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
Optional Documents
    Requisition Specific Questions
    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    1. * Do you have an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you hear about this position?
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      • Indeed
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      • Omaha World Herald
      • UNMC Job Site
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    3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
      (Open Ended Question)

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