In a career as a Research Scientist, you join us in improving the lives of children and families through research. In the Center for Sensory Neuroscience as an independent investigator (Staff Scientist), you will join a multi-institutional team of sensory neuroscientists at both Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a focus on development of translational approaches to deafness and vestibular disorders
Research Scientists at Boys Town National Research Hospital are full-time researchers with no teaching or administrative responsibilities and reasonable service commitments. Staff scientists aim for 50% salary support on external grants. All scientists will have access to new, state-of-the art laboratory core facilities, generous start-up funds, and extensive support for grant management, IT and professional mentoring and oversight by senior scientists.
Enhance research using state-of-the-art core facilities while interacting with a highly collaborative and focused multidisciplinary team of scientists
Reviews research and professional literature and monitor information from state and federal sources to stay current on trends in primary research areas
Provide training and supervision for technical staff and post-doctoral fellows
Successfully compete for major extramural funding for research
Successful candidate will develop a robust independently funded and highly collaborative research program
Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Biochemistry, or related field
Post-doctoral training in auditory neuroscience
Experience in translational research is preferred
About Boys Town National Research Hospital:
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. The hospital annually serves more than 44,000 children and families from across the United States. With 28 research labs and $7.1 million annually in extramural funding, the Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research, and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few.
About Omaha, Nebraska:
Nebraska's largest city is a bustling metropolis that combines big-city sizzle with simple country charm. Located on the banks of the Missouri River, Omaha is frequently rated as one of the best places to live in the United States. Advantages include a moderate cost of living, quality schools, an increasingly diverse and vibrant population, excellent restaurants, a strong artistic and cultural environment, low unemployment, and a strong economy. Omaha's must-see attractions include the world-class Henry Doorly Zoo, the cobblestone streets of the Old Market, and dining and entertainment districts emerging around the city. All of these attractions, and many others, are only a short drive apart. Whatever you're in the mood for, Omaha has it all!
Date Posted: 01/31/2020
Job ID : 15083
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 15083
About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.