This position will serve as the Chairperson of the Department of Epidemiology within the UNMC College of Public Health. The Chairperson will oversee day to day operations of the Department, including personnel, finances, research oversight, and teaching oversight. The position will also receive rank as a full professor.
PhD in Epidemiology or relevant disciplines is required. The candidate should also have a record of accomplishment of collaborative research and peer-reviewed publications, demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding for research, and track record of effective teaching and student mentoring as would be expected for the rank of full professor. The chair is expected to have effective interpersonal and communication skills, leadership and management experience, and faculty mentorship experience.
Strong, collaborative, and transparent leadership style, with the interest and ability to lead by example.
Ability to articulate a vision and bring it to reality in collaboration with Department members.
Ability to think outside the box and create innovative solutions, partnerships and programs.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an open and candid style.
Dedication to providing team leadership and consensus building for a varied group of individuals.
Passion for improving public health and making the community a better place to live
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, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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