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Neuroscience Faculty - Assistant Professor

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Neurological Sciences
Omaha, Nebraska
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
Mar 3, 2023

Job Details

The Department of Neurological Sciences in the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) invites applications for a tenure-leading position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of central auditory processing in neurodegenerative disorders. This recruitment is a collaboration with the Translational Hearing Center in the neighboring Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Applicants should not have received prior R01-level funding (>$210,000 per year in direct costs). Special consideration will be given to those utilizing various translational approaches to auditory diseases, including genomic predisposition, and/or etiologies of hearing loss, animal models and clinical applications. Appointees will be expected to conduct a vigorous independent research program, obtain extramural funding and participate in graduate student teaching. Generous laboratory space with equipment, competitive start-up funding, and state-of-the art core facilities will be provided. Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree; postdoctoral training with significant research accomplishments and scholarly promise. Application materials, including a CV, a brief summary of research plans and the names of three references who can write letters of recommendation (at least one of whom is outside the applicant’s home institution) should be sent through the following website:

Applications will be screened immediately and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  

The Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) is comprised of clinicians, scientists, and educators who advance neural health across the lifespan. Our funded research includes clinical trials and strong investigator-initiated research programs and laboratories.  

Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. UNMC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. UNMC encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


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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