Faculty Positions in Gut Biology
The Nebraska Food for Health Center (NFHC) is seeking applications for tenure-track/tenure-leading positions at the ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
level on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska Medical Center, and the University of Nebraska Omaha campuses. NFHC is seeking outstanding
individuals with research experience and interests in Nutritional/Clinical Epidemiology (UNL), Computational Biology (UNL), Human/Mammalian Genetics (UNMC),
and Primate Microbiomics (UNO). Qualifcations include a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and/or a M.D. degree, along with a strong record of research productivity. For
those applying above the level of Assistant Professor, we look for a strong record of nationally competitive external funding, a sustained record of excellent research
productivity, and an outstanding national reputation in their feld. Physician-Scientists are encouraged to apply, as joint appointments are available with clinical
departments at UNMC and primary departments on the UNL and UNO campuses. Applicants will be expected to develop and maintain extramural funding, participate
in the teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, and to support training and mentoring of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Attractive packages for each
position include excellent laboratory space, access to NFHC infrastructure, and generous startup funds are available. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
The successful candidates will join the 21 current members of the NFHC, a highly collaborative transdisciplinary Center focused on developing the science of dietary
modulation of the gut microbiome. The Center mission spans discovery of dietary modulators from crop plants and validation/translation of candidates through animal
models and human clinical studies. Please visit https://foodforhealth.unl.edu/open-positions to learn more about the Nebraska Food for Health Center. The NFHC
footprint spans the campuses of the University of Nebraska system in Lincoln and Omaha that provide remarkable opportunities for continuing career development
in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.
The quality of life in Lincoln and Omaha is outstanding, with opportunity for work at a major research university combined with a safe, family-oriented community
of growing diversity. The Lincoln and Omaha areas also offer an array of sports, recreation, and cultural events.
Applicants should fnd more details and apply to the position on the following website(s):
• Computational Biology – http://employment.unl.edu/postings/56970
• Human/Mammalian Genetics – https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/36125
• Nutritional Epidemiology – http://employment.unl.edu/postings/56973
• Primate Microbiomics– http://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/5283
Applicants should submit the following: (1) A letter of interest with statements on research plans and teaching philosophy; (2) CV with contact information for three
references; (3) Cover letter, and (4) PDFs of up to fve relevant publications.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue on a rolling basis until positions are flled. Please see the individual links listed above for contact
information regarding inquiries.
The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion,
disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affliation in its programs, activities, or employment.
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