Epigeneticist ObGyn Assistant/Associate/Professor (tenure or clinical track)

Columbia, MO
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Assistant Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

Position Title: Assistant Professor

Position Type: Tenure-Track/Non-tenure track

Department: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

City: Columbia, Missouri

General Information: We seek candidates with a Ph.D. and or/M.D with interest and expertise in the control and effects of epigenetic regulation in women’s reproductive health or perinatology. This might include, but would not be limited to, DNA methylation, histone modifications, small non-coding RNAs and the ability to work with large datasets. A research focus in the epigenetic mechanisms of developmental origins of health and disease, placental growth and development, reproductive health and disease or reproductive cancer is preferred. Successful candidates would be expected to collaborate with other investigators within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health and beyond. Applicants should have a well-developed research program or plan to develop one including demonstrated success or potential in obtaining extramural funding. Other duties would include departmental service and possibly teaching. Co-appointment in other departments is a possibility if the candidate so desires.

Application Materials

Apply using the online application. Be prepared to upload a letter of interest, contact information for three references, and 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 http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

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

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