Assistant Professor-Biomedical Sciences (JZ)

Updated: about 22 hours ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Creighton University, Department of Biomedical Sciences, invites applications for a full time, tenure track, Assistant Professor, within the, School of Medicine,
Responsibilities of a faculty member within the Department of Biomedical Sciences will include:
• Faculty member is expected to apply for federal and other sources of support for their ongoing research activities, with the expectation of obtaining extramural funding that will cover at least 25% of their salary by the end of a three-year start-up period.
• Faculty member is expected to establish credentials for teaching in the lab and the classroom, contribute to graduate student instruction in their area of expertise and participate in team-taught courses for professional students.
• Faculty member is required to pursue scholarly activity, consistent with career advancement at Creighton University. Faculty member will be expected to develop an independent research program and maintain extramural funding for their research. Research activity is expected to be presented to subject matter peers and published in major refereed journals.
• Faculty member is expected to participate in departmental, School of Medicine and Creighton University committees and administrative activities to an increasing degree during their employment tenure.
• Faculty member is expected to actively participate in professional organizations relevant to their area of scientific expertise.

Please note, rank and salary will commensurate with experience. Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets.
Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook at:;




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

2-4 years prior teaching 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

Additional Applicant Information:
Special consideration will be given to those 1) utilizing various translational approaches to auditory diseases, including drug development, gene therapy, genomic predisposition, animal models and clinical applications; or 2) examining aspects of signaling, gene regulation, and genome function in cancer with a focus on the identification of novel targets and computer-aided strategies for drug design.

Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is 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 you application submission.
Please direct all inquiries to:
Creighton University
Attn: Jerrod Lawrence, Administrator-Biomedical Sciences
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: Yes (less than 15%)

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes (potentially)

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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