Assistant/Associate Professor in Pharmacology/Toxicology

Columbia, MO
Jun 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 21902
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri flagship campus in Columbia, MO is seeking applications from outstanding academic scientists for a tenure-track/tenured assistant/associate professor position in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Candidates must hold a PhD, DVM, MD or equivalent degree and have either a robust record of past and current extramural research funding/collaboration or demonstrated potential for future independent research excellence. Candidates will be expected to actively participate in departmental teaching and graduate student training activities, as well as to consistently demonstrate outstanding leadership, organizational and communication skills. Teaching responsibilities include participation in the instruction of toxicological principles to veterinary professional students and participation in graduate education. The position is supported by a generous start-up package, which includes competitive compensation, attractive laboratory space, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities.

Other Information

The Department is highly interactive and multidisciplinary, with research strengths in several areas, including cancer biology, cardiovascular science, gastrointestinal, and reproductive physiology and pharmacology, exercise physiology, respiratory/neuronal control, and molecular biology (see department web site: The University, with its School of Medicine, Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, and Bond Life Sciences Center, also provides unique opportunities for collaboration across campus.

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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Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Application Materials

Be prepared to submit a letter of application outlining research interests and teaching philosophy, names and contact information for three references and a curriculum vitae.


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