The Translational Hearing Center at the Creighton University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants should not yet have received prior R01-level funding (>$215,000 per year as PI). The Center is strengthening existing research programs by establishing additional avenues of translational auditory neuroscience (see existing faculty at https:medschool.creighton.edu/departments/biomedcal-sciences/faculty.
Special consideration will be given to those utilizing various translational approaches to auditory diseases, including drug development, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics in the inner ear, genomic predisposition to sensory loss, animal models, as well as translational and clinical applications, including research audiology.
Appointees will be expected to conduct a vigorous independent research program and participate in graduate and professional student teaching. Generous laboratory space with equipment, competitive start-up funding, and state-of-the art core facilities will be provided. 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.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Applications accepted until filled. Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets.
Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook at:
A Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree;
2-4 years participating in graduate and professional student teaching;
Postdoctoral training with significant research accomplishment
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Experience in utilizing various translational approaches to auditory diseases, including drug development, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics in the inner ear, genomic predisposition to sensory loss, animal models, as well as translational and clinical applications, including research audiology;
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 provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications;
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 work at times non-traditional business hours when needed (i.e. weekends, evening, and/or holiday)
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 15 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes
Working with Animals: Yes
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