Research Assistant Professor-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.

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

Position is Grant Funded. 

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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. 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 are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at: https


Applicants 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. 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

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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