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Faculty Position in Pharmacology/DOQ

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Faculty Position in Pharmacology/DOQ


EEO Statement:
UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2021-416
Department Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience 50000523
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule TBD by Research Needs
Requisition Category Faculty
Requisition Title Faculty Position in Pharmacology/DOQ
Job Title/Academic Rank Faculty Position in Pharmacology/DOQ
Additional Requisition Title Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Appointment Type DOQ - DEPENDS ON QUALS
Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience
Job/EEO Category Faculty
Job Requisition Begin Date 12/06/2021
Position Qualification

Position Summary
The Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience (PEN) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for a tenure leading position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank. We particularly seek individuals with expertise in genetic epidemiology, including statistical genetics, bioinformatics, and omics research, to integrate data at the genetic, neural, and behavioral levels. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in biostatistics and/or epidemiology, and are expected to have publications and interest in the identification of novel risking factors, therapeutic targets, and biomarkers for age-related neurological disorders. Departmental research focuses mainly on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorders, and multiple sclerosis. Successful applicants will be expected to develop collaborative research with PEN faculty. PEN provides a competitive salary, benefits and start-up funds, laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art core facilities, and extensive opportunities for collaboration. Interested candidates should apply at the following link:  Candidates should include, C.V., Cover Letter and three letters of recommendation signed, on letterhead, describing the relationship to the applicant, past work/academic performance, work qualities/personal conduct and an overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.  The three letters of recommendation should be uploaded as “other document”. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  
Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in biostatistics and/or epidemiology

Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills

A strong research program documented by publications
Supplemental Qualifications
Interest in the identification of novel risking factors, therapeutic targets, and biomarkers for age-related neurological disorders

Genetic epidemiology, including statistical genetics, bioinformatics, and omics research.

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed.
Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Lab environment
Other working environment

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving Not Applicable
Kneeling Not Applicable
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting 2-5 hours
Standing Occasionally
Squatting Not Applicable
Walking Occasionally

Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids No
Chemical hazards No
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE Yes
Work with laboratory animals No
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
lab coat, gloves, mask

Fine Manipulation NA
Repetitive Motion both
Grasping NA
If you selected any area above, please explain

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
Optional Documents

    Requisition Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a DrPH , PhD or ScD in Epidemiology (or Epidemiology and Biostatistics)  
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you hear about this position?
      • Careerlink
      • Employee Referral
      • HERC
      • Indeed
      • Job Fair
      • Lincoln Journal Star
      • Linkedin
      • Omaha World Herald
      • UNMC Job Site
      • Facebook
      • NEWorks
      • Handshake
      • Other
    3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

      (Open Ended Question)

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    providedProvided by company
    Full-time Employee
    Date Posted February 28, 2023
    Requisition 2021-416
    Located In Omaha, NE
    Job Type Full-time Employee
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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