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Research Scientist -Sensory Neuroscience Research

Boys Town National Research Hospital locationOmaha, NE
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Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

Boys Town National Research Hospital (BTNRH) is seeking Junior career level Research Scientists in the Center for Sensory Neuroscience.    The Center for sensory Neuroscience is directed by Dominic Cosgrove, Ph.D.

Scientists at Boys Town National Research Hospital are full-time researchers with no teaching or administrative responsibilities and reasonable service commitments. 

Our vision is to grow the Center from the ground up with a group of highly collaborative scientists with research focused on translational auditory neuroscience.  Our philosophy is focused on mentoring with senior level scientists.  Towards this end, we have close ties with the translational hearing center (THC) at Creighton University which is anchored by COBRE funding for the creation of a center of excellence in translational auditory neuroscience.  COBRE programs focus on funding new independent investigator's research programs with significant mentoring and oversight.  Success of the program is defined by the success of the young investigators involved.  The overarching goal is to develop a perpetually self-funded world class center of excellence in sensory neuroscience.

  • All scientists will have access to new, state-of-the art laboratory facilities, generous start-up funds, and extensive supports for grant management, IT, participant recruitment, and clinical measurement.
  • Senior scientists aim for 50% salary support on external grants. Junior scientists are provided with extensive mentoring and three years of full support to enable them to reach this goal. 

Junior scientists are provided with extensive mentoring and three years of full support to enable them to reach senior scientist status.  A generous start-up equipment package is also included.

Scientists at Boys Town National Research Hospital have the advantage of working alongside an outstanding, internationally recognized group of colleagues.  In addition to the faculty at the Center for Sensory Neuroscience and the Creighton THC, collaborations are possible with faculty in the Centers for Human Neurosciences, Neurobehavioral Research, Audiological and Vestibular Services, and Hearing Research.  Our intellectual community also includes colleagues at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Our participation in the Great Plains IDeA-Clinical & Translational Research Center provides training opportunities, partnerships, and resources for scientists who wish to translate science into better health outcomes.

Required Qualifications :  A successful candidate will have a Ph.D. as well as post-doctoral studies or faculty-level experience in sensory neuroscience and a record that demonstrates a highly productive and excellent research program.  Expertise in an area with translational potential is preferred, but not required.

About Boys Town:  Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.


Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life. 

Date Posted: November 17, 2020

Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.



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