Assistant Professor - Physiology

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

The Department of Medical Education, is seeking applicants for a 12 month, full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor for its Omaha, Nebraska campus. Individuals trained in physiology and interested in a career primarily devoted to teaching are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities of the position include the team-teaching of medical, physician assistant, graduate and allied health profession students. Applicants must have a Ph.D., or equivalent terminal degree (ABD candidates will be considered if PhD completed by the start of the 2021 calendar year.) Experience teaching different systems of physiology is desirable. Successful candidates will participate in lectures, small-group interactive sessions and student assessments.
The Department of Medical Education at Creighton University School of Medicine serves as an academic home to those whose careers are devoted to teaching. The major focus of the Department is excellence in teaching; however, scholarship is crucial to intellectual development in an academic community and faculty are expected to maintain scholarly activity which promotes the advancement of medical science or the intellectual development of others. We seek candidates who demonstrate a team focus, passion for student engagement and a desire to advance the mission of the Department and School of Medicine.
Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with education and experience. Review of applicants will begin immediately with a desirable hire date between November 2020 or January 2021.

Potential candidates for an Assistant Professor are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at:

Applicants must have a Ph.D., or equivalent terminal degree (ABD candidates will be considered if PhD completed by the start of the 2021 academic year.);
2-4 years prior teaching experience;
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Prior experience teaching different systems of physiology is desirable;
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;
Mission/Service and Results oriented;
Ability to work at times non-traditional business hours when needed (i.e. weekends, evening, and/or holiday)
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: Possible
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

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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