Job Title: Director of Youth Care Translational Research Center Location: Omaha, NE
The Boys Town National Research Hospital is seeking to hire an established scientist with a strong research background in research specifically focused on disorders in children, a history of external funding and an interest in leading and expanding a dynamic research program supported by diverse sources of funding. Boys Town's research program currently includes 25 laboratories spanning the range from basic neuroscience to human translational research studies of human growth and development. Institutional and state funds are being used to expand the research program. We have close ties to local universities, but function independently.
Provides overall direction for planning and conducting research and evaluation activities in the Institute.
Directs an individual research program within the TRC that is productive, collaborative and capable of securing external support.
Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.
About the Village of Boys Town:
A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues.
Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, we’re poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.