Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery Faculty Position Assistant / Associate Professor -or- Assistant /

Columbia, MO
Mar 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Position will be tenure or nontenure track and at an assistant or associate professor level, depending on successful candidate’s qualifications and professional goals.

This is a full-time, 12 month/year appointment.

This position is designed to provide teaching and clinical service for the small animal surgery section and the successful candidate will have significant interaction with oncology and internal medicine services. An individual in the tenure track will be expected to contribute to the discovery mission of the department through collaborative and independent research activities.

We are seeking a candidate with interest in practicing up-to-date medicine/surgery and a passion for teaching. In addition to surgical training and experience, research activities that are complimentary to those of department or college faculty will be considered for an individual seeking a tenure track position.


Qualifications include a DVM or equivalent degree, diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons or completion of a residency program in Small Animal Surgery. Eligibility for professional licensure as a veterinarian in the State of Missouri is a requirement.

Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement, career goals and the needs of the college. Communication skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments and letters of reference will also be considered in selection of a successful candidate.


Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications.

Application Materials

Application materials must be submitted online.
Interested candidates should use our online application and be prepared to upload:
1. A letter stating professional interests and career goals;
2. Contact information (including email addresses) for three references; and,
3. A curriculum vitae.

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 Associate 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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