Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Child Health - Thompson Center

Columbia, MO
Apr 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders is seeking board certified applicants for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to serve as the Director of Medical Services. We are looking for a candidate who seeks an academic career with balance in: leadership, patient care, teaching, and possibly clinical research.

The faculty member will work full-time in the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, which serves children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental conditions, and their families. Clinical responsibilities may include new patient evaluations, follow-up care, and participating in multi-disciplinary clinics. Leadership responsibilities include working closely with other divisions and disciplines, managing daily needs, and building the clinical and teaching programs within the medical services division. The Thompson Center consists of many sub-specialties including occupational and speech therapy, health psychology, neurology, genetics, behavior analysts, psychiatry, and pediatrics. This position does not have any inpatient call responsibilities.


Qualified candidates need to have a MD/DO degree and will be trained in one of the following: general pediatrics, child psychiatry, pediatric neurology, genetics, developmental/behavioral pediatrics or neuro-developmental disabilities, with experience in Autism.


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Application Materials

Online application, letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and three letters from references sent to

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, 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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