Research Assistant Professor-Biomedical Sciences



Job description

Omaha, NE

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Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a comprehensive Jesuit university composed of nine colleges and schools including Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Professional Studies, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dentistry, and a Graduate School. Creighton University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets.

The institution invites applications for multiple Research Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine,

Position is Grant Funded.

The department of Biomedical Sciences is under new leadership to further strengthen existing research programs by establishing centers on translational sensory neuroscience and cancer. Individuals with experience in medicinal chemistry, drug pharmacokenetics and dynamics, mouse genetics, transcriptomics or epigenetics are sought. This role will offer ample collaborative opportunities neighboring Boys Town National Research Hospital and University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Please note, rank will be determined based on education and experience.

Potential candidates for this position are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at:

Applicant s should have a Ph.D, M.D., or M.D./Ph.D; postdoctoral training with significant research experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;
Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications;
Ability to provide record(s) of extramural funding;
Ability to provide significant research accomplishments and scholarly promise

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 15 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: yes (occasional)
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Possible, depending on research interests

Additional Applicant Information:
Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.

How to apply

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. Please include the following in your attachments: a CV, a brief summary of research plans, and three (3) letters of recommendation should be included in submission.

Please direct all inquiries to:
Creighton University
Attn: Jerrod Lawrence, Administrator-Biomedical Sciences
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

Please apply and view complete position details at:; Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets.