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Faculty Position in Pharmacology/DOQ

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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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: 2021-416 Department Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience 50000523 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule TBD by Research Needs Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Faculty Position in Pharmacology/DOQ Job Title/Academic Rank Faculty Position in Pharmacology/DOQ Additional Requisition Title Assistant Professor or Associate Professor Appointment Type DOQ - DEPENDS ON QUALS Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 12/06/2021 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience (PEN) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for a tenure leading position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank. We particularly seek individuals with expertise in genetic epidemiology, including statistical genetics, bioinformatics, and omics research, to integrate data at the genetic, neural, and behavioral levels. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in biostatistics and/or epidemiology, and are expected to have publications and interest in the identification of novel risking factors, therapeutic targets, and biomarkers for age-related neurological disorders. Departmental research focuses mainly on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorders, and multiple sclerosis. Successful applicants will be expected to develop collaborative research with PEN faculty. PEN provides a competitive salary, benefits and start-up funds, laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art core facilities, and extensive opportunities for collaboration. Interested candidates should apply at the following link: Candidates should include, C.V., Cover Letter and three letters of recommendation signed, on letterhead, describing the relationship to the applicant, past work/academic performance, work qualities/personal conduct and an overall assessment of potential for success in research environment. The three letters of recommendation should be uploaded as "other document". Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications Ph.D. in biostatistics and/or epidemiology

Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills

A strong research program documented by publications Supplemental Qualifications Interest in the identification of novel risking factors, therapeutic targets, and biomarkers for age-related neurological disorders

Genetic epidemiology, including statistical genetics, bioinformatics, and omics research.

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 Not Applicable Reaching Occasionally Sitting 2-5 hours Standing Occasionally Squatting Not Applicable Walking Occasionally EXPOSURES

Atmospheric No Blood/body fluids No Chemical hazards No 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 Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation NA Repetitive Motion both Grasping NA If you selected any area above, please explain keyboarding 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 a DrPH , PhD or ScD in Epidemiology (or Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you hear about this position?
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      • Employee Referral
      • HERC
      • Indeed
      • Job Fair
      • Lincoln Journal Star
      • Linkedin
      • Omaha World Herald
      • UNMC Job Site
      • Facebook
      • NEWorks
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      • Other
    3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
      (Open Ended Question)

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