The Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation (MMI) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is accepting applications for a clinical or translational researcher at the rank of Associate / Full Professor (Rank DOQ) with a Health Professions appointment (tenure-leading). The faculty member will join a rich academic and clinical environment poised to catalyze clinical and translational research. Applicants with expertise in a variety of research areas including but not limited to clinical trials, health services, biomedical informatics, implementation science, cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging are encouraged to apply. Faculty members will receive a competitive salary, start-up funds, dedicated research space, and protected time for scholarship.
Candidates will be expected to maintain strong, externally-funded research programs in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) clinical or translational research as part of a diverse, interdisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians at MMI and UNMC. Candidates will also be expected to advise and mentor graduate students, clinical interns, post-doctoral fellows and/or junior faculty scholars.
Review of applicants will occur on a rolling basis as recruitment is ongoing. Rank will depend on qualifications. Applicants should upload with their application a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.
About MMI Research: MMI recently moved into a new, award-winning, state-of-the-art facility with 220,000 sq ft. designed to facilitate and integrate research, clinical services, and community engagement. MMI's grant portfolio of more than $16M is supported by a comprehensive grants management team. MMI researchers are part of a global scientific community and collaborate with faculty in departments across UNMC, University of Nebraska-Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Creighton University, and other local universities. Researchers at MMI mentor graduate students from multiple programs including the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, MD/PhD program, University of Nebraska-Omaha, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. MMI also has a robust program for training undergraduate students in research.
About iCASD: The department is a collegial group of researchers, educators and clinicians within a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary center. All iCASD faculty members are encouraged to develop and participate in clinical and translational research. Our faculty also play an important role in research, education and clinical training of trainees, ranging from undergraduate students to post-doctoral fellows. iCASD faculty are part of the APA predoctoral internship in professional psychology and the APPIC post-doctoral fellowship. iCASD is a clinical leader in the region and provides diagnostic and treatment services for children and adults with a wide range of cognitive, social-emotional, behavioral, and physical disabilities. Clinical services include behavioral parent training, early intensive behavioral intervention, and naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions for toddlers through school aged children.
MMI is one of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive intellectual and developmental disability centers in the world. MMI's mission is
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, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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