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Assistant Professor Neuroanatomy

Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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The Department of Medical Education at Creighton University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in human neuroanatomy. We seek creative, innovative educators to join our collaborative team.

Candidates are expected to have earned a Ph.D. in anatomy, neuroscience, or a related field, possess a strong record of excellence in teaching, and demonstrate teaching experience that incorporates different methods such as dissection, team-based learning, case-based learning, and problem-based learning. A background in the use of technology in teaching as well as curriculum development is preferred.

Successful candidates will support the teaching mission of the Department by providing leadership and primary instruction in neuroanatomy to medical, graduate, and other health professional students. Teaching responsibilities include various active learning pedagogies, lectures, and cadaveric dissection labs. Consistent with the requirements for career advancement at Creighton University, successful candidates are also expected to actively participate in research within their area of expertise that results in high-quality, peer-reviewed publications and/or presentations at a national level. To achieve our strategic planning goals, applicants with expertise and/or interest in research focused on scholarship of teaching and learning within the health professions are particularly encouraged to apply. The position provides an opportunity to collaborate on curriculum development, develop educational resources, present continuing education programs, and mentor medical, graduate, and undergraduate students.

Creighton University is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Creighton is one of the largest Catholic health professions educators in the nation. Founded in 1905, the School of Medicine is one of nine schools and colleges at Creighton University. A new School of Medicine home will open this fall on Creighton's main campus as the 135,00 square-foot facility will serve as a health sciences hub, with active-group classrooms and a simulation center bringing together medical, nursing, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, and behavioral health students. Creighton University is a dynamic and growing institution located in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha boasts a lively, thriving metropolitan community conveniently located in the nation's heartland. Creighton University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educational institution and employer-Creighton University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

When applying, please include in your application: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and list of three references.

More information about the Department can be found on our website:

Candidates are also encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at:

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Kenneth Kramer (, Chair of the Department of Medical Education.

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