The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center seeks outstanding applicants for a faculty position within the area of Cellular Microbiology. The department is looking to build on existing strengths in bacteriology by recruiting an investigator with expertise in entry mechanisms, bacterial responses to nutrient deprivation, bacterial secretion systems associated with pathogenesis, and/or novel host-pathogen interaction in vitro culture models in obligate or facultative intracellular pathogens. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. and/or M.D with 3-4 years of postdoctoral training or faculty experience, will be able to demonstrate the ability to complement existing research interests in the program, have (or exhibit the potential to create) an extramurally-funded research program, and contribute to graduate education, including the successful mentorship of trainees. Applicants interested in joining an innovative and collegial department should submit a document comprised of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research program and record of trainee mentorship (not to exceed 5 pages), and names and addresses of three referees
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.