The McGoogan Library of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE, seeks innovative and collaborative individuals to join a team of faculty and staff. We are currently recruiting for the following faculty positions:

UNMC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment, where everyone feels valued, respected and included. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
About the McGoogan Library  

The McGoogan Library of Medicine, as one of the nation’s major health science libraries, serves the information needs of UNMC students, faculty, and staff, as well as licensed Nebraska health professionals and residents of Nebraska. The library provides timely access to high quality collections of print and electronic materials, develops applications of information technology, promotes the development of information management skills that support lifelong learning, and promotes networking and the integration of information. The library is part of the University of Nebraska Consortium of Libraries (UNCL).

The Special Collections and Archives work in support of the information, instruction, and research needs of UNMC students, faculty and staff, as well as visiting researchers and the public. The collections are composed of rare and unique documentary materials created and accumulated by UNMC and its constituent members, as well as from individuals and organizations external to the medical center, throughout the state of Nebraska.

The library will undergo an extensive renovation starting in June 2019 and is also playing a major role in the Wigton Heritage Center. The new library space will hold 54 individual and group study rooms, a makerspace, a one-button studio, conference rooms and classrooms equipped with advanced technology, and student and public work stations. The library will additionally house UNMC’s e-Learning Development Laboratory, the Writing Center, College of Allied Health Professions simulation rooms, and a new Faculty Commons space dedicated for collaborative efforts between faculty, the Interprofessional Academy of Educators, Educational Technology, and Faculty Development. Educational technology instructors will be available for student interaction as well. The library will also feature dedicated spaces for archives, artifacts, art, a room featuring Nebraska history and history of medicine books, dedicated space for researchers, and two rare book rooms.

For more information about the library, see past library annual reports and the library newsletter, Source.

About the Wigton Heritage Center  

The Wigton Heritage Center will serve as a welcome and campus history center that will highlight the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s unique heritage. The 10,000-square-foot Wigton Heritage Center will celebrate UNMC’s history and history of the health sciences in Nebraska through the gallery and digital exhibit space; highlight the McGoogan Library’s special collections, artifacts, archives and rare books. The Wigton Heritage Center will expose University Hospital’s historic façade and iconic columns within a planned atrium that will serve as a welcoming space for alumni, visitors, new and prospective students, and others.

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About UNMC  
As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. The Nebraska Medicine system, anchored by Nebraska Medical Center, a tertiary/quaternary academic medical center on the UNMC campus, offers 39 specialty and primary care clinics and 50 specialties and subspecialties. Each of our five UNMC campus sites is its own community, connected to a greater community.
About Omaha  

Currently the 42nd largest city in the United States, the Omaha metropolitan area is home to over 900,000 people who welcome visitors with open arms and authentic Midwestern hospitality. Founded in 1854, the city of Omaha has always been a dynamic, energetic city continually transforming itself. In our livable, right-sized city, you will find everything you might be looking for, including:

  • Cultural, entertainment, and sporting venues,
  • Lakes and rivers for fishing, sailing, and kayaking,
  • A well-developed trail system for runners, bikers, and hikers,
  • Gardens, greenspaces, and farm-to-table growers,
  • A dynamic and notable restaurant scene,
  • An amazing network of makers and inventors, and
  • Thriving academic and professional communities.

The Omaha metropolitan area offers a variety of excellent K-12 educational options and is a great place to raise a family. Omaha is within easy driving distance from Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, and Minneapolis, and is home to a convenient regional airport.