Creighton University

Faculty Positions in Translational Sensory Neuroscience and Cancer

Creighton University

Omaha, NE, United States

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Creighton University School of Medicine invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the ranks of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor.

The department is under new leadership to further strengthen existing research programs by establishing centers on translational sensory neuroscience and cancer. Special consideration will be given to those

1) utilizing various translational approaches to auditory diseases, including drug development, gene therapy, genomic predisposition, animal models and clinical applications; or
2) examining aspects of signaling, gene regulation, and genome function in cancer with a focus on the identification of novel targets and computer-aided strategies for drug design.

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. Applicants for senior positions should also have a record of extramural funding.

Application materials, including a CV, brief summaries of research plans and teaching interests, a personal mission statement on how research and teaching activities will reflect Creighton’s Catholic, Jesuit mission (see, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to:

Jerrod Lawrence, Administrator:

Applications will be screened immediately and will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

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 professional schools of Business, Law, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Health Professions, and the Graduate School. Founded in 1878, Creighton University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution with an enrollment of approximately 7,000 students that has earned the top spot in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s college ranking for Midwest Regional Universities for 15 consecutive years. In addition, neighboring Boys Town National Research Hospital and University of Nebraska Medical Center provide ample collaborative opportunities. Creighton University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educational Institution and employer, and title IX University. Applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are especially welcomed.


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Faculty Positions in Translational Sensory Neuroscience and Cancer