Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research

Omaha, Nebraska
Oct 06, 2023
Nov 30, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is recruiting an academic Anesthesiologist to serve as the Department’s Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research. In line with our commitment to support early career stage investigators, individuals with an emerging track record of research publications and/or early career grant funding, including FAER-MRTG, K-awards, and alike are especially encouraged to apply. The position includes significant non-clinical time, a start-up package, and an endowment that is designed to provide appropriate resources to accelerate the individual’s success and ensure the programmatic growth of our Research Division, which conducts high-impact federally funded research across the translational spectrum.

Our department is comprised of 90 clinical faculty, 60 CRNA’s and 55 residents and fellows. General anesthesiologists and sub-specialty anesthesiologists are encouraged to apply. We are committed to continuously fostering a diverse team that leverages the rich opportunities that can be generated through an array of ideas, backgrounds, and experiences.

Opportunity Highlights:

30% non-clinical time in addition to any commitments on existing grants

Personal endowment and start-up package

Access to a 10-million departmental endowment solely dedicated to research and education

Department-funded research nurses and biostatistical support

Generous office space and room for growth

Mentorship from within and outside of the institution

External leadership training provided

Multidisciplinary collaboration with Internal Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Public Health, and others

Robust educational program with successful residency and fellowships in adult critical care medicine, cardiothoracic anesthesiology, pain medicine, pediatric anesthesiology, regional anesthesiology, transplant anesthesiology

Culture of teamwork and cooperation


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Our compensation package is extremely competitive and includes comprehensive benefits, generous employer-paid retirement contributions, CME funding and time, and paid time off. The ideal candidate must be an MD/DO (or equivalent degree), ABA-certified (or foreign equivalent), and eligible for a Nebraska medical licensure.Research

For more information please visit our website or contact

Karsten Bartels, MD, PhD, MBA, at


For immediate and confidential consideration, apply online with CV and letter of interest at Individuals from diverse backgrounds, especially women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.