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Faculty, Staff, Intern Opportunities at the Translational Hearing Center

Learn about postdoctoral fellow, faculty and staff positions at the Translational Hearing Center.

Open Faculty Positions



Assistant Professor

At Creighton University

The Center is strengthening existing research programs by establishing additional avenues of translational auditory neuroscience.

Appointees will be expected to conduct a vigorous independent research program and participate in graduate and professional student teaching. Generous laboratory space with equipment, competitive start-up funding, and state-of-the art core facilities will be provided.

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience


The Department of Neurological Sciences in the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) invites applications for a tenure-leading position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of central auditory processing in neurodegenerative disorders.

This recruitment is a collaboration with the Translational Hearing Center in the neighboring Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Applicants should not have received prior R01-level funding (>$210,000 per year in direct costs). Special consideration will be given to those utilizing various translational approaches to auditory diseases, including genomic predisposition, and/or etiologies of hearing loss, animal models and clinical applications.

Appointees will be expected to conduct a vigorous independent research program, obtain extramural funding and participate in graduate student teaching. Generous laboratory space with equipment, competitive start-up funding, and state-of-the art core facilities will be provided. Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree; postdoctoral training with significant research accomplishments and scholarly promise.

Application materials, including a CV, a brief summary of research plans and the names of three references who can write letters of recommendation (at least one of whom is outside the applicant’s home institution) should be sent through the following website: Applications will be screened immediately and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Research Audiologist—RPSC

At Boys Town National Research Hospital

Participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary research staff. Independently provides research audiological services in hearing research using human subjects. Manages multiple aspects of research endeavors in the assigned research laboratory.

Major Responsibilities & Duties

  • Performs a wide range of routine and advanced audiological tests, as necessary, to determine hearing status.
  • Participates in special projects, and/or research studies using human research testing protocols.
  • Supervises the work of other audiologists or students as assigned by the Laboratory Coordinator.
  • Recruits subjects for participation in approved research projects.


Open to Creighton Students Only

The Dr. Richard J. Bellucci Translational Hearing Center is pleased to announce a communications internship for undergraduate students at Creighton University. The internship will pay $15.50 for a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills, familiarity with the professional use of social media platforms, and strong preference will be given to those with an interest in science/medical, non-profit, and educational communications.

Major Duties

  1. Social Media
    • Manage the Dr. Richard J Bellucci Translational Hearing Center’s social media presence. This includes accounts on Instagram, Threads, and LinkedIn.
    • Use the Center’s accounts to raise its profile to internal and external constituencies in positive ways.
    • Make posts on department news, events, images, shared content from other entities as appropriate.
    • Be professional and ensure that all posts advance the mission of the Center. Ensure that all content conforms to Creighton University’s social media guidelines.
    • Curate the Center’s social media presence and add relevant people and entities as appropriate.
  2. Website
    • Propose materials for and revisions to the Center’s website with a particular emphasis on serving external audiences.
  3. Database management and creation
    • Assist with the management of the Center’s database/mailing list of people, university departments, and institutions that are relevant to hearing science.
  4. Newsletter
    • Assist in the creation of the biannual department newsletter.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

Interested students should send a one-page letter expressing their interest as well as one letter of support from a member of Creighton University faculty.

Contact Us

General Inquiries
Charles Klinetobe
Assistant Director

Dr. Richard J. Bellucci Translational Hearing Center
Creighton University School of Medicine
Omaha, NE

Peter S. Steyger, PhD

Program Administrator
Stacy Barney MEd

Research Scientist - Mass Spectrometry Services
Molly McDevitt, PhD

Administrative Support
Jacob Walker