Creighton University School of Medicine invites applications and nominations for Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. The ideal candidate must have a PhD, qualify for appointment as full professor, and possess outstanding interpersonal, leadership, and administrative skills and experience. The candidate should also have an internationally recognized research program supported by extramural funding, and express a strong commitment to mentoring department faculty and fostering collaborative, interdisciplinary research and education, both within the Department and with other basic and clinical science departments. Primary responsibilities of the Chair include developing and implementing strategies to support and enhance the research and educational programs in the department, mentoring and evaluating department faculty, and engaging with various stakeholders to articulate and achieve the missions of the Department, School, and University. The position includes a competitive startup package, renovated research laboratory space and additional resources to significantly expand the teaching and research base by seven faculty positions.
The Department of Biomedical Sciences has a diverse portfolio of federally funded research investigators in the areas of neuroscience, carcinogenesis and cell signaling. Department faculty also participate in graduate and professional education. 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 7000 students that in 2016 earned the top spot in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s college rankings for Midwest Regional Universities. This is the 14th year in a row the University has earned the No. 1 ranking in “America’s Best Colleges” edition.
Applications received before December 16th , 2016 will receive full consideration. Creighton University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educational Institution and employer, title IX University. Creighton University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. A Curriculum Vitae and letter of application that includes a description of administrative and teaching experiences, current and future research activities, and the names and contact information of three 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