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Assistant Professor

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jul 28, 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: 2023-209 Department MMI Education and Child Development 50000689 Business Unit(College/Institute) Munroe-Meyer Institute FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule 8:00am - 5:00pm; Hours May Vary Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Assistant Professor Job Title/Academic Rank Assistant Professor Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type L1 - REG SPECIAL FAC/S Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 07/10/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is accepting applications for a faculty position in the Education and Child Development as an Assistant Professor (AP).

The Assistant Professor will oversee community-based and educational program evaluation projects and must have experience running large projects. They will be responsible for collaborating and communicating with multiple external stakeholders. The AP will have the skills necessary in order to facilitate groups for the processes of strategic planning, developing logic models and building evaluation plans. They will be expected to develop and maintain relationships with clients. The AP will be able to function as a Primary Investigator. They will be expected to develop evaluation plans, construct scopes of work and develop evaluation budgets. They are expected to communicate evaluation plans, progress and outcomes to a variety of audiences. The AP will plan, implement and support data analysis and report writing. The AP will coordinate the work of assistant project directors and program evaluators involved in data collection. The AP will be responsible for translating research into practice. The AP will be responsible for presenting finding in peer-reviewed journals, at conferences and participate in committees at MMI and UNMC as needed.

About MMI: MMI is one of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive intellectual and developmental disability centers in the world. MMI's mission is "to be world leaders in transforming the lives of all individuals with disabilities and complex health care needs, their families and the community through outreach, engagement, premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care". MMI utilizes an interdisciplinary team approach that assures a comprehensive integration of our four pillars: research, clinical services, education, and community engagement. MMI is one of eight academic units of UNMC. MMI has an annual budget of more than $40M, approximately 500 employees, and our 14 departments provide over 70,000 clinical services each year serving individuals with disabilities and complex medical needs across the lifespan. MMI is a federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and has a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. MMI provides limitless opportunities for clinical programming, innovative research, and community engagement.

MMI is committed to respect and benefit for all individual reflecting the rich diversity in our culture without preference or exclusion for actual or perceived differences. These differences include ability, age, appearance, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, immigration status, language, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexuality, socio-economic status and other personal identities and experiences.

About Omaha: With a metro area population of more than 1 million, Omaha is a vibrant, family centric, affordable city, with committed community partners, fiercely loyal and extremely generous community. Omaha is known for its progressive dining scene, myriad of cultural events, and friendly people.
To learn more about this opportunity contact Jolene Johnson, PhD, Director of Education and Child Development,

Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications PhD, EdD required in one of the following fields: Education, Psychology, Early Childhood, Family Studies, Social Work or Public Health

Statistical and analytical skills; Understanding of families and child development; Experience managing large projects; Excellent verbal and written communication skills Supplemental Qualifications Program evaluation experience; Qualitative methods experience; Systems-level and/or community-based evaluation experience.

At least 3 years of experience working in the chosen field.

Will consider ABD with at least 3 years of program evaluation experience. 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, Clinical 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 Occasionally Squatting Occasionally 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 Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation NA Repetitive Motion NA Grasping NA If you selected any area above, please explain 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.
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Doc
Requisition Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this position?
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    • HERC
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    • Lincoln Journal Star
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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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