Call for Applications: UNMC ID Division Chief

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and College of Medicine is conducting a national search for a dynamic and accomplished individual to assume the role of Division Chief of Infectious Diseases. If you or someone you know may be ready for an exciting opportunity at UNMC ID, please see the contact information below, share this post within your network, and nominate yourself or others for this position!

UNMC ID Fast Facts:

The Division of Infectious Diseases supports all infection control activities at Nebraska Medicine and operates 5 inpatient teams including the vibrant General and Community ID services, as well as dedicated Orthopedic, Oncology, and Solid Organ Transplant ID consult teams.  Existing areas of strength include: antimicrobial stewardship, global health security, biocontainment, HIV, infection prevention, oncology ID, solid organ transplant ID, and orthopedic ID. Of particular note at UNMC is the Global Center for Health Security.  This nationally recognized center encompasses the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, the Nebraska Quarantine Unit, Emerging Pathogens Lab and Deployable Teams.  In addition, it is the home of the ASPR funded national Training, Simulation and Quarantine Center.

General Qualifications:

  • MD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree, with board certification in Infectious Diseases.
  • Eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Scholarship, clinical and research accomplishments that would merit the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the College of Medicine.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in academic medicine, clinical practice, or professional societies.
  • National recognition in clinical, translational, and/or basic research.
  • Leadership qualities and experience to grow and sustain the division’s mission as well as foster a collaborative and collegial work environment.

Contact, Links and Resources:

Interested applicants should contact the Grant Cooper Team at for inclusion in the ongoing application review.

Want to nominate a qualified candidate? Contact Rachel at the above email as well.

UNMC ID Webpage

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases – Position Announcement

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