University of Nebraska Medical Center
The mission of the University of Nebraska Medical Center is to improve the health of Nebraska through premier educational programs, innovative research, the highest quality patient care and outreach to underserved populations. Over the past decade, UNMC has experienced unprecedented expansion and renewal sparked by a significant level of private support and growth in research funding, attracting talented faculty from major medical research institutions.
New facilities include two major research towers, the Durham Research Centers I and II; the Sorrell Center for Health Science Education, a state-of-the-art teaching and clinical skills facility; Scott Student Plaza and Hope Tower, a central gathering place for students, employees and the community; Center for Nursing Science, one of five UNMC nursing education centers across the state; Home Instead Center for Successful Aging, focusing on geriatric medicine; Maurer Center for Public Health, housing our newest academic college; Truhlsen Eye Institute; and renovation of the Eppley Cancer Institute, College of Dentistry and other facilities.
On the horizon is an exciting $370 million cancer center that will include research, in-patient and out-patient care – the most ambitious project in UNMC history.
The University of Nebraska invites nominations and applications for the position of Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). The Chancellor oversees all areas of operation for UNMC, which comprises colleges of dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, the school of allied health and a thriving graduate college that supports an extensive research programs.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center is the only public academic health science center in the state. UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving more than 3,400 students.
With its major hospital partner, The Nebraska Medical Center, and with other partners, UNMC provides regional, national and internationally renowned clinical services.
A Message from the Search Committee Chair
Chancellor Harold Maurer has provided outstanding leadership to UNMC for over a decade, and the search committee is excited about the opportunity to identify a new leader who can build upon the many strengths of our campus. The University of Nebraska seeks candidates who are innovative and experienced leaders to inspire our talented staff, faculty and students.
The new chancellor should elevate UNMC in its role as a nationally renowned model of excellence in health science teaching, research and patient care. Without question, this is wonderful opportunity. Please review the position description and the information on UNMC and the University of Nebraska provided here. Thank you for considering this opportunity, or for nominating qualified colleagues.