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Assistant Professor-Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska, US
Closing date
Jun 8, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
The Creighton University Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) is recruiting exceptional candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions as part of a strategic effort to significantly expand the research capacity of the department over the next five years. Other ranks will be considered. The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology is involved in research and teaching that broadly relates to the dynamic interaction between microbial pathogenesis and host defense (

The ideal candidates are expected to establish a vigorous independent research program that would ideally integrate into the collegial environment within the School of Medicine and participate in graduate and professional student teaching. The School of Medicine is one of nine schools and colleges at Creighton University including professional schools of Business, Law, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Health Professions, and the Graduate School who along with clinical colleagues in infectious diseases afford ample opportunities to establish collaborations. Candidates will be provided with competitive startup funds, laboratory space, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities (

Applications can be submitted using the following link ( Position title is, Assistant Professor-Medical Microbiology and Immunology. Your application submission should also include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, along with names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity, and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. Please direct questions or inquires to the search committee chair, Dr. Travis Bourret (

The Creighton University School of Medicine embraces a strategy rooted in well-documented institutional mission-driven commitment to Jesuit values and inclusive of education and social justice. The School of Medicine is committed to creating a vibrant academic environment with a strategic vision to create an academic culture that recruits and retains people from diverse backgrounds who aspire to serve in leadership roles in global healthcare settings.

Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Applications accepted until positions are filled. Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton's mission and founding principles and review the Faculty Handbook at:

A Doctorate or master's degree from an accredited college or university;
2-4 years postdoctoral research experience; will be expected to establish a vigorous independent research program that would ideally integrate into the collegial environment within the School of Medicine and participate in graduate and professional student teaching

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others
Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications

Additional Applicant Information:
Potential Applicants/Candidates are required to attach the following documents for application to be complete:
-Curriculum Vitae
-A statement of research and teaching interests
-Names and contact information of three (3) professional references

Please note, rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

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Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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