Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor (clinical or tenure track)

Columbia, MO
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The Department of Surgery Division of Neurosurgery at the University of Missouri is seeking outstanding candidates for a faculty position specializing in general neurosurgery and spine surgery. This is a robust practice which includes radio surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, spine/complex spine procedures and cranial tumors procedures. An interdisciplinary Neurosciences Center has been developed under the collaboration with Neurology and Invasive Radiology. The current faculty have patient care responsibilities at the University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics, Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the Harry S. Truman Memorial VA Hospital. Promoted ranks higher than Assistant Professor are negotiable and contingent upon qualifications.

The successful candidate should be Board Eligible or Board Certified. Additional interests in establishing a growing community practice and developing a collegial referral network for the University of Missouri will be important.


The successful candidate is to be Board Eligible or Board Certified in the appropriate area of specialty. Candidate must be able to obtain a Missouri State Medical License and become credentialed in applicable MU Health Care facilities. Additional attributes considered important to this position include having proven leadership qualities, exceptional surgical technique, and strong interests in supporting resident/medical student education.


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Application Materials

Upload a Cover Letter and CV. Direct references to send three Letters of Reference to Barb Klund at

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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