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Associate or Full Professor DOQ

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jul 11, 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: 2024 - 053 Department COPH Epidemiology 50005428 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Public Health FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule M-F, Flexible Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Associate or Full Professor DOQ Job Title/Academic Rank Associate or Full Professor DOQ Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type P1 - REG HLTH FAC SAL Salary Range Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 02/20/2024 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Division of Emergency Preparedness in the Department of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is recruiting a full-time 12-month tenure-eligible Associate or Full Professor candidate of exceptional scholarship to expand our Public Health Emergency Preparedness teaching and research programs. The Department offers both an MPH and DrPH in public health emergency preparedness. In addition, depending upon qualifications, the incumbent may have the opportunity to be appointed Co-Director for Research of the Board of Regents designated Center for Preparedness and Emergency Response Solutions. The Center focuses on research, planning, training, exercises, and education related to public health and healthcare emergencies and preparedness.

We are particularly interested in applicants with research expertise in Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response, resiliency, and disaster epidemiology who have demonstrated the ability to lead collaboratively across disciplines. Individuals interested in other areas of preparedness research will also be considered. Skills and training in health policy, public health systems, environmental health, health security, comparative effectiveness, or implementation science are desired.

Successful candidates will have evidence of an independent, extramurally funded research program, a demonstrated performance and interest in teaching, and a commitment to advancing Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response. Candidates will also advise and mentor graduate students and junior faculty.

Faculty members will receive a competitive salary and protected time for scholarship. The positions include start-up packages with research support funds, providing opportunities for diverse research experiences. The Center, Department, and College offer a highly collegial environment with growth potential.

How to apply:
The application system will open on 2/1/2024. Review of applications will begin on 3/2/2024 and continue until appropriate candidates are identified or the search is closed.

The start date for the position is September 1, 2024, but it is negotiable with the successful candidate(s).

Applicants should include electronic copies of the following:

  1. a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. a one to two-page statement of research focus;
  4. a one-page statement of teaching and training interests, teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness;
  5. a one-page diversity statement, and
  6. a list of three references (who will be contacted for finalists only).
Required Qualifications · An earned doctorate (PhD, MD with MPH, or DrPH) with a minimum of 5 years' experience in Public Health Emergency Preparedness or the intersection of Emergency Preparedness/ Management, Health Policy, Disaster Epidemiology, or other related academic fields.· A commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate students.· A demonstrated record of extramurally funded research (e.g., NIH/AHRQ/CDC/NSF, Foundations).· A demonstrated record of leading interdisciplinary teams.· An ongoing record of peer-reviewed publications.· National or international scholarship recognition.· A demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment. Supplemental Qualifications · History of peer-reviewed funding and publication that exemplifies collaborative and multidisciplinary research.· Experience managing and analyzing data from population research studies, including clinical trials and observational studies. 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 Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting Not Applicable Crawling Not Applicable Driving Occasionally Kneeling Not Applicable Reaching Occasionally Sitting Over 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 No Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain NA Hand/Wrists

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

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. NA 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
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    2. * How did you hear about this position?
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    3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
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