The Department of Oral Biology at the Creighton University School of Dentistry is seeking a highly motivated individual with a background in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, or related fields for a full-time, Resident Assistant Professor (RAP) position. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited college or university. The successful candidate will be involved in drug studies focused on developing small molecule therapies for hearing loss and will be expected to develop their own research projects and apply for extramural funds. Experience in drug development and testing on in vitro (e.g., cell culture) and in vivo (e.g., fish and murine) models is required. The RAP must have a strong ability to lead projects independently, develop research ideas, and communicate effectively. Approximately 10% of the applicant’s time will involve participating in course delivery within the Department of Oral Biology based on the candidate’s area of expertise. Teaching experience is preferred but not required.
Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited college or university.
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
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75 – 100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0 – 24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 – 24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
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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.