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Assistant or Associate Professor - Anatomy (School of Medicine)

Creighton University Omaha, NE
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Creighton University, School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a 12 month, full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Education. The Department of Medical education is a new, growing department that serves as the academic home to those whose careers are devoted to teaching in the health professions. Individuals trained in the anatomical sciences and interested in pursuing a career primarily devoted to teaching are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities of the position include the team-teaching of medical, graduate and other health profession students. Applicants must have a Ph.D., or equivalent terminal degree and experience teaching a dissection-based human gross anatomy. Experience teaching histology, neuroanatomy and embryology are highly desirable. Successful candidates will participate in lectures, laboratory sessions, small-group interactive sessions and student assessments. Although the major focus of the Department is excellence in teaching, scholarship is crucial to intellectual development in an academic community; 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. Review of applicants will begin immediately with a desirable hire date in the spring of 2018. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with education and experience. Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer\: M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Creighton University is a located on 139 beautiful acres near downtown Omaha. The School of Medicine is one of nine schools and colleges at Creighton University including the Graduate School and the professional schools of Business, Law, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Health Professions. Founded in 1878, Creighton University is an outstanding Catholic, Jesuit institution with a diverse student body and enrollment of approximately 7,000 students. Faculty and staff are committed to pursuing excellence in education and developing students that are thoughtful, critical thinkers as well as culturally competent and compassionate individuals committed to service. The U.S. News & World Report's "Americas Best Colleges" 2018 edition ranked Creighton University as the #1 Midwest Regional University for 15 consecutive years.

Omaha is located within rolling hills along the Missouri River and the greater Omaha area is home to over 900,000 people. The low cost of living along with a stable healthy economy make Omaha a very pleasant and affordable place to live. Omaha has strong public and private schools. The many local attractions and activities include the world-renowned Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, cultural venues such as Joslyn Art Museum, Rose Theater, Holland Performing Arts Center and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art which all provide high quality entertainment. Omaha is home to the College World Series and has hosted several other major sporting events including the U.S. Olympic Swim trials, NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, Womenâ??s Volleyball Championship, Menâ??s Basketball Tournament games, and the FEI World Cup. Travel around the metropolitan area is convenient which makes participating in activities downtown or in the extensive park and trail system very accessible.


Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creightonâ??s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook at\: 

http\://www.creighton.edu/mission/; https\://www.creighton.edu/fileadmin/user/GeneralCounsel/docs/Faculty_Handbook_2016__complete_.pdf

Creighton University, School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a 12 month, full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Education. The Department of Medical education is a new, growing department that serves as the academic home to those whose careers are devoted to teaching in the health professions. Individuals trained in the anatomical sciences and interested in pursuing a career primarily devoted to teaching are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities of the position include the team-teaching of medical, graduate and other health profession students. Applicants must have a Ph.D., or equivalent terminal degree and experience teaching a dissection-based human gross anatomy. Experience teaching histology, neuroanatomy and embryology are highly desirable. Successful candidates will participate in lectures, laboratory sessions, small-group interactive sessions and student assessments. Although the major focus of the Department is excellence in teaching, scholarship is crucial to intellectual development in an academic community; 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. Review of applicants will begin immediately with a desirable hire date in the spring of 2018. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with education and experience. Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer\: M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Creighton University is a located on 139 beautiful acres near downtown Omaha. The School of Medicine is one of nine schools and colleges at Creighton University including the Graduate School and the professional schools of Business, Law, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Health Professions. Founded in 1878, Creighton University is an outstanding Catholic, Jesuit institution with a diverse student body and enrollment of approximately 7,000 students. Faculty and staff are committed to pursuing excellence in education and developing students that are thoughtful, critical thinkers as well as culturally competent and compassionate individuals committed to service. The U.S. News & World Report's "Americas Best Colleges" 2018 edition ranked Creighton University as the #1 Midwest Regional University for 15 consecutive years.

Omaha is located within rolling hills along the Missouri River and the greater Omaha area is home to over 900,000 people. The low cost of living along with a stable healthy economy make Omaha a very pleasant and affordable place to live. Omaha has strong public and private schools. The many local attractions and activities include the world-renowned Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, cultural venues such as Joslyn Art Museum, Rose Theater, Holland Performing Arts Center and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art which all provide high quality entertainment. Omaha is home to the College World Series and has hosted several other major sporting events including the U.S. Olympic Swim trials, NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, Womenâ??s Volleyball Championship, Menâ??s Basketball Tournament games, and the FEI World Cup. Travel around the metropolitan area is convenient which makes participating in activities downtown or in the extensive park and trail system very accessible.


Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creightonâ??s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook at\: 

http\://www.creighton.edu/mission/; https\://www.creighton.edu/fileadmin/user/GeneralCounsel/docs/Faculty_Handbook_2016__complete_.pdf

Qualifications\:

Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree and experience teaching a dissection-based human gross anatomy;

Experience teaching histology, neuroanatomy and embryology are highly desirable;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities\:

Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;

Strong collaborative/teamwork ability to motivate, and inspire staff at all levels of the organization;
Ability to foster student and staff learning, development, and decision making in support of 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;
Mission/Service and results oriented;
Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications;
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\: Yes (less than 10%)
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens\: Yes
Handling of Animals\: No



Additional Applicant Information\:
Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. To apply please send A Curriculum Vitae and a letter of application that includes a description of administrative and teaching experiences, current and future research activities, and the names of contact information of (3) references may be submitted by mail to\: 


Chair, Search Committee
c/o Lurae McCloskey
Creighton University School of Medicine
2500 California Plaza, Omaha NE 68178
luraemccloskey@creighton.edu
402.280.1135

 

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.















































Job Details

Date Posted April 16, 2018
Date Closes April 16, 2019
Requisition 180233
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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