Overview

Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a comprehensive Jesuit university composed of nine colleges and schools including Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Professional Studies, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dentistry, and a Graduate School. Creighton University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Please view position details below and apply online at: http://careers.creighton.edu; Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets.

The department of Pharmacology, invites applications for a full time 12-month open rank tenure track in the School of Medicine. http://medschool.creighton.edu/pharmacology/

We are seeking candidates in broad areas of pharmacology and medicine that complement and expand our ongoing research in neuropharmacology, cardiovascular and respiratory pharmacology, epilepsy, neurodevelopmental disorders and cancer biology. Investigators with research programs in neuroscience are particularly encouraged to apply as this is one of the university-wide emphasis areas. Candidates applying for an Assistant Professor position are expected to develop a competitive and extramurally funded research program. Candidates for Associate and/or Full Professor should have an established, well-funded and innovative research program. Successful candidates will receive competitive salary, benefits, start-up package, laboratory space, access to core facilities and collaborative opportunities.

Please note, rank will be determined based on education and experience.

An Assistant or Associate Professor will teach courses and seminars for undergraduate and graduate students. Is responsible for advising students. Serves on University Committees and can choose to participate in other campus-related activities/groups. Additional responsibilities include participate in teaching in the undergraduate neuroscience, health profession and/or graduate programs. Must be able to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching.

Potential candidates are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at:
https://www.creighton.edu/fileadmin/user/GeneralCounsel/docs/Faculty_Handbook_2016__complete_.pdf

Qualifications:
A Doctorate or MD degree from an accredited college or university; possess a PhD and/or MD;
2-4 years prior teaching experience and appropriate Postdoctoral Research training

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;
Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 15 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes

Additional Applicant Information: Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Applications received before 12.15.17 will receive full consideration. Please include the following in your Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement and three (3) professional references. Please direct all inquiries, letters of interest and curriculum vita to: .

Dr. Shashank Dravid
Chair Search Committee, Pharmacology, School of Medicine.
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Email: shashankdravid@creighton.edu

AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.