Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50000516
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE is seeking to expand its research faculty. Research interests should complement strengths of existing faculty in retinal diseases, neuroscience, stem cells, corneal diseases, glaucoma, cataract, and lens. Approaches of particular interest include imaging and ophthalmic electrophysiology. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a strong record of scholarly activity with evidence of initial research funding success. Candidates at higher ranks should have a strong, well-funded eye research program with qualifications appropriate to appointment level. This Ph.D. position involves seeking additional grants from a variety of sources, as well as training residents in research procedures and protocols.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.