“Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.” — Robert K. Merton
The Department of Biology at Creighton University is currently accepting applications for one positions:
In addition to the specific requirements listed for each position under its listing, general information relevant to all positions is provided below.
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 is a primarily undergraduate liberal arts school of just over 3000 students. About 300 of the College’s undergraduates are biology majors, and many 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.
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.
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: Omaha Visitors site, Chamber of Commerce site, and the Omaha City site.