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Chief Scientific Administrator - Academic Rank DOQ

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Neurological Sciences
Omaha, Nebraska
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
Aug 25, 2022
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The Chief Scientific Administrator for the Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) and Great Plains Institutional Development Award-Clinical and Translational Research (GP IDeA-CTR) network will provide leadership, including human, administrative, and financial functions, in accordance with the instructions of the Department Chairman and the Director of GP IDeA-CTR and advisory group inputs. Responsibilities will include facilitating development, implementation, dissemination, evaluation, and support of the research and scientific activities of the Department and the GP IDeA-CTR, while ensuring adherence to policies and procedures.
  Through consultation with the DONS Chairman and advisors, the scientific administrator will help establish current and long-range objectives in coordination with managing the research and scientific strategic planning process and prioritizing organizational growth. The administrator will develop, oversee, and evaluate outreach and partnership activities across the university and external organizations.
  Work will include contact with individuals and organizations to generate financial support and maintaining productive relationships with sponsors. The scientific administrator will coordinate work related to internal departments, and serve as a primary agent for linking to, coordinating with, and negotiating with as necessary—other principal programs and offices of the university for research and scientific activities. The scientific administrator will represent the department and institute at the highest level of business, academic, and government constituencies.
  The successful applicant would have a faculty appointment in the DONS with potential for appointments in other units. Faculty rank will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Inquiries: Matthew Rizzo, MD at
Applications are being accepted on line at
Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


The Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) is comprised of clinicians, scientists, and educators who have the vision, ability, and dedication to advance neural health across the lifespan. We are leaders in patient care, research, education, and outreach, delivering innovative care to patients with the most severe and complex disorders. Our funded research includes many clinical trials and strong investigator-initiated research programs and laboratories, including Mind and Brain Health, Dynamic Imaging, and Cognition and Neuromodulation. We are also the headquarters of the Great Plains IDeA Clinical and Translational Research Network, which spans four states and nine universities and is aimed at developing new medical research and training new scholars for the public good. We continue to grow and expand through robust clinical and research programs, connections to the growing Regional Provider Network, and even into the homes of our most fragile patients through telehealth initiatives and embedded sensor technologies. We are dedicated to saving lives, relieving suffering, and reducing the terrible impact of neurological disease on our patients, families, and community.
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