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Faculty Position (Research) - Ophthalmology / Rank DOQ

Employer
University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Location
Omaha, NE
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Sector
Doctors, Ophthalmology and Optometry
Organization Type
Corporate
Faculty Position (Research) - Ophthalmology / 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: 2023-330 Department Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50000516 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule TBD by research activities Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Faculty Position (Research) - Ophthalmology / Rank DOQ Job Title/Academic Rank Faculty Position (Research) - Ophthalmology / 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 10/02/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is recruiting research faculty at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
We welcome applications from all areas of ophthalmology/vision-science research to complement our existing research.
The strongest candidates will be those with a demonstrated record of scholarly activity and extramural research funding or potential for extramural funding.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D., O.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Postdoctoral and/or fellowship training is strongly encouraged.
Responsibilities will principally involve maintaining an extramurally-funded and internationally-recognized research program, supervising Ph.D. and M.S. students and postdoctoral trainees, and supporting collaboration within the Department and across the University campus. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will be offered a state-of-the-art laboratory research space and a competitive start-up package.
The Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center seeks to improve eye care in Nebraska through premier educational programs, innovative research, high quality patient care and outreach to underserved populations. Our collaborative team of renowned researchers participate in this mission by excelling in numerous areas including infectious disease and immunology, cancer biology, aging and degenerative disease, visual neuroscience, clinical research, and novel technology development. Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more about the Eye Institute and research in the Department on our website: https://www.unmc.edu/eye/research/index.html
The University of Nebraska Medical Center is located in bustling Midtown Omaha, Nebraska and is the campus home of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, College of Allied Health Professions, College of Nursing, College of Public Health, College of Pharmacy, and College of Dentistry. Along with our clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, our mission is 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.
Review of candidates is ongoing and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications are being accepted at:
https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/82148

Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications Ph.D., O.D., M.D., or equivalent Supplemental Qualifications 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 Occasionally Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting Occasionally Standing Occasionally Squatting Occasionally Walking Occasionally 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 Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Chemical hazards - from different chemicals
Animals - bloody/body fluids Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Both fine, repetitive and grasping use both the right and left hand. One hand is not used over the other. 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
Optional Documents
    Requisition Specific Questions
    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    1. * Do you have a PhD, OD, MD, or equivalent?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * 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
    3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
      (Open Ended Question)

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