Academic Ophthalmology Researcher/Rank Depends on Qualifications
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Internal Number: 75090
Requisition Number: 2022-328
Business Unit: College of Medicine
Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50000516
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
The Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE, is seeking to expand its research faculty. We welcome applications from all areas of ophthalmology/vision-science research to complement our existing research areas. We are particularly interested in researchers focusing on ocular genetics, corneal biology, adaptive and physiological optics, bioinformatics, and/or artificial intelligence. The strongest candidates will be those with a demonstrated record of scholarly activity and extramural research funding or potential for extramural funding. Applicants should hold a Ph.D., O.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Postdoctoral and/or fellowship training is strongly encouraged. Responsibilities will principally involve maintaining an extramurally funded and internationally recognized research program, supervising Ph.D. and M.S. students and postdoctoral trainees, and supporting collaboration within the Department and across the University campus. The University offers a state-of-the-art laboratory research space and a competitive salary based on experience. Applicants are being accepted online at:https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/75090. A CV and statement of research interests is required. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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