Associate Professor/Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Research

Columbia, MO
Jun 29, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 17573
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The University of Missouri (MU) School of Medicine in Columbia invites applications and nominations for the position of Senior Associate Dean for Research. This position reports directly to the Dean of the School of Medicine

MU has an outstanding research infrastructure in life sciences. MU has numerous distinctions including the largest and most powerful university-owned research reactor in the country; the only NIH-funded national swine resource and research center; one of 13 regional biocontainment laboratories in the nation; one of only four Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Centers; a Rat Resource and Research Center. Thus, MU is the only university in the nation to hold three major NIH national centers.

The Senior Associate Dean for Research will work with the Dean of the School of Medicine and campus research leaders to develop strategies that identify areas of research significance which will enable the School of Medicine to grow its research enterprise. The candidate will be expected to coordinate and lead extramural applications for research infrastructure and other large institutional awards; represent the School of Medicine to local, regional and national constituencies; and provide leadership in the area of clinical and translational research. The Senior Associate Dean will also oversee the graduate program in biomedical sciences, the research compliance programs, laboratory safety and the fiscal integrity of the research enterprise.

This individual will have an MD or PhD or equivalent degree, broad progressive administrative leadership experience in an academic health center environment; working knowledge of current national biomedical research interests with a history of sponsored funding; national recognition for achievement in research pursuits that would warrant appointment as a full professor. There should be a demonstrated record of promoting collaboration and cultivating both internal and external relations. The candidate must demonstrate the highest integrity and personal ethics and have a strong commitment to diversity.

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

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.

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Application Materials

Apply using the online application, be prepared to upload a current CV. Questions about the position should be directed to Chelsea Carleton, staff for the search committee, at or MU School of Medicine, DC018.00, Columbia, MO 65212, telephone (573) 882-0003.