University of Nebraska Medical Center

Additional Faculty Resources

Campus Resources for Faculty

There are a variety of resources available at UNMC to help faculty members.

Academic Affairs – room scheduling, interprofessional development, and more

The Office of Academic Affairs offers a wide range of services for both faculty and students. They can help you with items like room scheduling, interprofessional teaching, or even information on the proper care and protection of animal and human subjects during research.

Academic Services – manages academic appointments, compensation agreements, and more

The Office of Academic Services manages recruitment and academic appointments; processes new appointments, leaves of absence, adjustments in salaries, retirements, and more; and manages requests for supplemental compensation agreements and submission of most Board of Regents agenda items.

Non-Discrimination & Bias Reporting

UNMC has policies and procedures in place that address discrimination and harassment. As such, UNMC is committed to creating and maintaining a welcoming and inclusive campus community. Every individual is valued and should feel welcomed and included as a member of this community. More information.

Faculty Senate – governing body empowered to represent UNMC faculty

The UNMC Faculty Senate is a group of faculty elected from each major academic unit with responsibilities defined by the Bylaws of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska. The Senate serves as the governing body empowered to represent the UNMC faculty.

Human Resources – benefits

UNMC offers an extensive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, disability and long-term care insurance; tuition reimbursement; and retirement accounts.

Insurance coverage is effective on the first day of the month following your date of hire or eligibility. If you start on the first day (or the first working day) of the month, benefits can begin immediately. Learn about all the benefits and sign up today. If you have any questions, please contact the Benefits Office at 402-559-4340 or benefits@unmc.edu.

Information Technology

The IT department is in charge of the UNMC helpdesk. They offer: training; workstation support; Web services; email, networking and systems support; and research, educational and administrative computing. Learn about the IT resources for faculty.

IT Academic Technologies

The IT Academic Technologies team provides consultation to enhance educational outcomes by advocating the appropriate integration and adoption of technology in instruction and curriculum. The staff serves as campus experts for institutionally supported educational tools such as Canvas, Echo360, Poll Everywhere, and Zoom. For one-on-one support, contact the IT Academic Technologies team at helpdesk@unmc.edu.

E-Learning Program

The Interactive E-Learning Program at UNMC offers faculty and students the opportunity to create innovative e-modules blended with interactive classroom activities that maximize higher-order thinking. In addition to funding, several resources are available to help you with e-learning project development.

McGoogan Library

The Leon S. McGoogan Health Sciences Library is your first stop for information and research assistance. Thousands of online journals and resources are available on the library’s website. Expert library faculty can assist you with research and education services, which includes a free literature search service and a variety of classes to help you with information retrieval and management.

Ombuds – impartial, confidential consultations
The Ombuds Team are impartial, confidential consultants who help UNMC faculty, staff and students resolve conflicts informally as an alternative to filing a formal complaint. The team helps with a wide variety of problems, especially those concerns that are confusing, complicated, upsetting, or not being adequately addressed through regular university channels. More information can be found here.

Ombuds Contacts

David Carver, PhD
Director, UNMC Ombuds Program
licensed psychologist
Phone: 402-559-2491

Kristie Hayes, MD
UNMC Ombuds Program
emeritus faculty member in dermatology
Phone: 402-559-7195

Teaching Academy – IAE

The Interprofessional Academy of Educators (IAE) aims to foster a vibrant interprofessional community of educators through faculty development programs, educational scholarship, and the development of innovative curricula. An organization by educators and for educators, the IAE is made up of experienced instructors with a passion for furthering UNMC’s educational mission.

You can apply to be an academy member or make use of the services they provide. Learn more about IAE.