Assistant Dean for Research

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Nebraska, United States
$135,000.00 - $175,000.00
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
$150,000 - $199,999
Employment Type
Full Time
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) is seeking applications for a permanent, full time (12 month), tenure-leading appointment as  Assistant Dean for Research. The role will be responsible for developing a research agenda in the area of chronic disease prevention and management and mentoring junior scientists to achieve robust external funding.  The Assistant Dean for Research serves as a member of the executive leadership team of the CAHP and assists the Associate Dean in the administrative management and strategic planning for the college’s research enterprise.  The Assistant Dean has responsibility to promote and sustain a culture of scholarship, research productivity and research funding within the CAHP.

UNMC is a world-renown academic health center located in Omaha, NE, known for leadership in healthcare education, research and innovation. The greater Omaha area is a dynamic metropolitan area with a population of over 850,000 and offers a variety of cultural and sporting events and a cost of living below the national average. Omaha has a strong and vibrant education and business community and is home to five Fortune 500 companies. Parenting Magazine has named Omaha as one of the top ten cities in the nation for raising a family.
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2022, the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions is home to 13 health profession education programs and two interprofessional master’s degree programs ( Collectively, the CAHP represents the second largest entry-level enrollment of the six UNMC health professions colleges ( The CAHP prides itself on excellence in teaching and benefits significantly from being part of a world-class academic health science center, with state-of-the-art teaching and simulation facilities ( 

Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.  We value different people, ideas, and experiences to create a stronger team to achieve our goals.   Applications may be submitted at:

For additional information contact:  Dr. Laura Bilek,, Search Committee Chair

Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  

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