Omaha Public Radio News
9:53 am
Thu July 8, 2010

UNMC Makes Impressive Gain of 32 Spots in Prestigious National Ranking

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska Medical Center is on a list of top 40 places to work in US academia.

Results were based on questions regarding management, policies, research resources and job satisfaction. Dr. Rubens Pamies is UNMC's Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. He says UNMC ranks number 39 this year, 32 spots better than last year. Dr. Pamies says UNMC is trying to create a good workplace, providing staff with state-of the-art facilities and academic freedom. Dr. Pamies says UNMC hopes to keep moving up the list, "We won't rest until we are #1."

Other institutions on the list include Princeton University and the National Institutes of Health.