• Full Time
  • Omaha, NE
  • Applications have closed

Website Creighton University

We are currently seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Immunology, although other ranks will be considered for exceptional candidates.

The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) at Creighton University School of Medicine is undergoing a strategic effort to significantly expand its research capacity over the next five years. Candidates whose research interests focus on understanding innate and/or adaptive host response to microbial infection, neuroimmunology, autoimmunity, cancer immunology, or immunotherapy are especially encouraged to apply. 



Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, with a track record of research excellence.  Candidates are expected to establish a vigorous independent research program that ideally would complement existing research areas and fit the collegial environment within the School of Medicine. Candidates will have ample opportunity to establish multidisciplinary collaborations with colleagues in other basic science and clinical departments in the School of Medicine, as well as faculty at Creighton’s undergraduate college and health professional schools, including nursing, pharmacy, and dentistry. Candidates will be provided with competitive startup funds, laboratory space, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities (https://my.creighton.edu/researchservices/corefacilities/).

Candidates will also be expected to participate in graduate and professional student education within the health sciences.  Additional information about the department can be found in the following link: https://www.creighton.edu/medicine/departments/medical-microbiology-immunology.


How to Apply:

Apply to this job posting and attach the below to it: 

  1. Cover letter and CV
  2. Statement of research and teaching interests
  3. Names and contact information of three (3) professional references.

Positions will remain open until filled and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. Please direct questions or inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. Patrick Swanson (PatrickSwanson@creighton.edu). 


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