“Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature.” — Martin H. Fischer

Employment Opportunities

The Department of Biology at Creighton University will soon be accepting applications for a tenure-track postion in neurobiology.

In addition to the specific requirements listed for each position under its listing, general information relevant to all positions is provided below.

General information

Founded in 1878 and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, Creighton University is a vibrant and diverse learning community. The University has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as the top regional university in the Midwest.

The Department of Biology is in Creighton’s College of Arts and Sciences, a primarily undergraduate liberal arts school of about 2400 students and over 200 faculty. Our department includes 16 full-time faculty who support around 250 biology majors and 100 minors, and also contribute to two interdisciplinary program. Many of our students go on to attend graduate and professional schools.

The University also houses Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, and four other schools, for a total student body of nearly 8000 students.


Hixson-Lied Science Building

The Department of Biology is located in the Hixson-Lied and Rigge Science Buildings. Hixson-Lied was completed in 2003 to provide office and classroom space for Creighton's science departments. Renovations of Rigge, completed in 2004, provided updated laboratory space for teaching and research. The department also maintains a modern greenhouse.

Faculty in the department are provided with individual office. Tenure-track faculty have individual laboratory spaces, while resident professors typically share lab spaces; all faculty additionally have access to shared research areas and equipment.


Downtown Omaha at Night

Omaha is located on the eastern border of Nebraska, just across the Missouri River from Iowa. With a population of about 400,000, Omaha provides many of the amenities and services of a large city, such as arts, music and a world-class zoo, while also offering benefits of smaller-town life, such as low housing prices and short commute times. For more information about Omaha, see the Omaha Visitors site and Creighton's Life in Omaha page.