Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor (Tenure Track)-Biomedical Sciences

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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.

Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the ranks of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine.

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The Department of Biomedical Sciences is under new leadership to further strengthen existing research programs by establishing centers on translational sensory neuroscience and cancer. 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. Appointees will be expected to conduct a vigorous independent research program and participate in graduate and professional student training. Successful candidates will receive competitive salary, benefits, start-up package, laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art core facilities and collaborative opportunities.

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


Applicants for junior positions should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree; postdoctoral training with significant research accomplishment; and scholarly promise. Applicants for senior positions should also have a record of extramural funding.

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. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. Please include the following in your attachments: a CV, brief summaries of research plans and teaching interests, a personal mission statement on how research and teaching activities will reflect Creighton’s Catholic, Jesuit mission (see All positions are subject to approval at the School and University level. 

Three (3) letters of recommendation should be sent or email to:

Creighton University

Attn: Jerrod Lawrence, Administrator-Biomedical Sciences
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

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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