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Endowed Professor and Director of American Indian Health

Company: University Of Nebraska Medical Center
Location: Omaha
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Endowed Professor and Director of American Indian Health Work Schedule M-F, Flexible with some weekend possibilities Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Endowed Professor and Director of American Indian Health Job Title/Academic Rank Endowed Professor and Director of American Indian Health Additional Requisition Title Endowed Professor and Director of American Indian Health Appointment Type M1 - REG ACAD ADMIN SAL Salary Range Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 02/07/2020 Position Summary The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health ( UNMC COPH ) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Endowed Professor and Director for American Indian Health. The Endowed Professor and Director of American Indian Health will be a highly collaborative and recognized leader with a commitment to excellence in American Indian health education, research and practice. As a respected researcher in American Indian Health, will lead and develop the strategic direction for the Nebraska - HEALING (Health, Education, Advocacy and Leadership across Indigenous and Native Generations) Project (NE - HEALING ). The Endowed Professor will create a research agenda, innovation fund, AI student scholars' program, programing, and strengthen the relationships with our tribal partners.
RESPONSIBILITIES :
The candidate is expected to:
--- Direct the Nebraska Health, Education, Advocacy and Leadership across Indigenous and Native Generations program. (NE- HEALING )
--- Provide research support to the NE- HEALING project
--- Obtain extramural funding to support American Indian Health in Nebraska, regionally, and nationally
--- Engage in community outreach and service to the department, college, and university.
--- Provide administrative leadership support to the college
--- Provide teaching and advisement to MPH and PhD students Required Qualifications --- Ph.D. in Public Health or a closely related field
--- Experience in a tenure leading position or equivalent research and teaching experience.
--- Established research program with a successful record of publishing high-quality and original research in appropriate disciplinary refereed journals.
--- Demonstrated experience in teaching, advising and mentoring students.
--- Evidence of meaningful university and professional service, leadership, and/or outreach.
--- Specific research and teaching interests in American Indian Health.
--- Familiarity with issues affecting Native communities specifically in the Midwest.
--- Experience working with American Indian communities on public health priorities that have the potential to improve health outcomes
--- Ability to oversee a program of research or large community efforts;
--- The ability to work independently and collaboratively on research;
--- Possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of the UNMC COPH . Supplemental Qualifications --- Familiarity with and willingness to build relationships with tribal communities and tribal colleges in Nebraska
--- Proven track record of extramural funding preferably through federal sources ( NIH , CDC , HRSA ). Working Environment & Physical Requirements Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Other working environment NA Bending, stooping, twisting Not Applicable Crawling Not Applicable Driving Occasionally Kneeling Not Applicable Reaching Not Applicable Sitting 2-5 hours Standing 2-5 hours Squatting Not Applicable Walking Occasionally Atmospheric No Blood/body fluids No Chemical hazards No Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE No Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Fine Manipulation NA Repetitive Motion NA Grasping NA If you selected any area above, please explain Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. Required Documents

  • C.V.
  • Cover Letter Optional Documents Requisition Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * Do you have a PhD in Public Health or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
    • * Do you have experience in a tenure leading position or equivalent research and teaching experience?
      • Yes
      • No
      • * Do you have, or have you had an established research program with a successful record of publishing high-quality and original research in appropriate disciplinary refereed journals?
        • Yes
        • No
        • * Can you provide evidence of meaningful university and professional service, leadership, and/or outreach?
          • Yes
          • No
          • * Are you familiar with issues affecting Native communities specifically in the Midwest?
            • Yes
            • No
            • * Do you have experience working with American Indian communities on public health priorities that have the potential to improve health outcomes?
              • Yes
              • No
              • * How did you hear about this position?
                • Careerlink
                • Employee Referral
                • HERC
                • Indeed
                • Job Fair
                • Lincoln Journal Star
                • Linkedin
                • Omaha World Herald
                • UNMC Job Site
                • Facebook
                • NEWorks
                • Handshake
                • Other
                • * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA. (Open Ended Question) Individuals who need accommodation during the online application or interview process may contact 402-559-4070 or jobs@unmc.edu to request an accommodation. For questions regarding application, please contact UNMC Staffing at jobs@unmc.edu

Keywords: University Of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha , Endowed Professor and Director of American Indian Health, Education / Teaching , Omaha, Nebraska

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