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Assistant Professor- Dept. of Neurological Sciences in the University Nebraska Medical Center

Assistant Professor position: Central auditory processing in neurodegenerative disorders

The Department of Neurological Sciences in the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of central auditory processing in neurodegenerative disorders.  This recruitment is a collaboration with the Bellucci 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 referees 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: (position number: 77302, link). 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.

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.

To apply for this job please visit unmc.peopleadmin.com.