Helpful Links

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There are a variety of helpful resources available to 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.
Bias Assessment and Response Team – BART  
UNMC's Bias Assessment and Response Team (BART) gathers information about non-emergency bias incidents and supports those who have become or witnessed someone become a target of an act of bias. It is the team’s goal to address incidents and trends as they are identified through trainings or other means that will improve the campus climate in regards to bias. 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 — Help with all things 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 academictechnologies@unmc.edu
Interactive E-Learning Program — Get help with your e-learning projects  
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 Health Sciences Library — free literature searches, research collaborators, and more  
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.
Mentoring Opportunities — Get help navigating your career path  
Whether you’re looking for a mentor to provide career guidance or want to help others by being a mentee, UNMC offers opportunities for both. Learn about the mentoring program.
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.

Faculty/Employee Ombudsperson

Susan Swindells, MBBS
Professor, College of Medicine
402-559-8201 | Email

Promotion and Tenure — Begin to advance your career  
Begin to advance your career by reviewing the promotion and tenure guidelines, a list of all policies, procedures and forms for both academic and clinical tracks.
Teaching Academy (Interprofessional Academy of Educators)  

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.