Assistant/associate/full professor (tenure track) or assistant/associate/full teaching professor (n

Columbia, MO
Mar 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The University of Missouri Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (VMS) invites applicants for an assistant, associate or full professor (tenure track) or assistant, associate or full teaching professor (non-tenure track) in Ophthalmology.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide teaching and clinical service in the MU Veterinary Health Center. Teaching activities will be clinical and didactic in nature, and will involve professional students, graduate students, resident veterinarians, and house officers. Some weekend and evening duty should be expected as part of the assignment.

Scholarly activity will be an expectation of the position. The nature and quantity of this activity will be dependent upon whether an individual is hired into a teaching or tenure track with percent effort allocation in teaching, research and service to be assigned accordingly.

The position is a 1.0 FTE/12 month appointment.


Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be eligible for professional licensure (faculty or regular license) as a veterinarian in the State of Missouri. Individuals must have completed a residency program that meets requirements for certification by the American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. Eligibility for board certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (DACVO) by start date is required for this position.

Selection Criteria

Candidates will be assessed based upon clinical, educational, research and professional achievement and potential. Clinical experience, communication skills, organization skills, experience working effectively in an interdisciplinary environment, and letters of reference will be collectively considered in selection of a candidate. Potential for candidates to work within the integrated framework of the Ophthalmology Service and the VMS Department will be assessed.

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Cecil P. Moore at


Salary will be commensurate with training and expertise.

Application Materials

Interested candidates should apply online. Please be prepared to upload a letter stating professional interests and career goals, transcript(s), contact information including email addresses for three references and a curriculum vitae.

Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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