Assistant/Associate/Professor research or tenure track

Columbia, MO
Jul 03, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 19079
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

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.

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Job Description

Department of Surgery at the University of Missouri is seeking research faculty candidates for the appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track or research track). Promoted ranks higher than Assistant are negotiable contingent upon qualifications.

The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated experience with extramurally funded research and a progressively advancing list of publication of research activities. Candidate should have demonstrated qualifications with a strong emphasis in teaching students, residents, fellows, and other academicians. Additional attributes considered important for this position include having proven leadership qualities and ability to collaborate with professionals and scientists from different areas of medicine and science.

General duties of the position include:

* Developing a robust research program with programmatic focus in a body of science which will be competitive for federal funding initiatives, further research endeavors of the Department of Surgery, and bring distinction to the University.

* Establishing and grow well-funded, self-sustaining, laboratory-based research program with the intention of being awarded with additional NIH R01 funding and bringing distinction to the University.

* Teaching and supervising students and lab staff. It is expected that graduate students will gain independence but undergraduate students and technical staff, available to support research efforts, may require continual guidance and supervision.

* Participating in the academic and educational activities of the Department including attendance in educational activities, mentoring post-doctoral fellows and students, and teaching of clinical and research post-doctoral fellows.

Qualifications: Post-graduate degree (PhD) in an applicable area of science or academia, proven experience with developing a productive lab operation, and track record with acquiring extramural funding to support research.

Application Materials: Apply using the online application. Be prepared to upload a Resume or CV.


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