Assistant/Associate/Professor (Tenure or Clinical track)

Columbia, MO
Aug 17, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 18636
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

Department of Surgery Division of General Surgery at the University of Missouri is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track or clinical-track). Promoted ranks higher than Assistant are negotiable contingent upon qualifications. This position will have joint appointments with University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics and Harry S Truman VA Hospital in Columbia, Missouri with the expectation of having significant involvement with research in the applicable facility. A fully functional, well equipped and staffed surgical services team is in place to quickly build a robust surgical practice.

This is a faculty position designated to pursue clinical and academic opportunities in General Surgery. The successful candidate should be Board Eligible or Board Certified. Advanced fellowship training in robotics and/or minimally invasive surgical procedures is preferred.

For additional information about the position, please contact the Assistant to the Chairman at


Surgeon candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in the appropriate area of specialty. Candidate must be able to obtain Missouri State Medical License and become credentialed in applicable MU Health Care facilities. Candidate should 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 on teaching surgical residents and fellows and on maintaining a high quality residency training program. Additional attributes considered important to this position include having proven leadership qualities, exceptional surgical technique, and strong interests in resident/medical student education.

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 Director of Accessibility & ADA Education at 573-884-7278.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

Application Materials

Please apply online. Submit Cover Letter and Resume/CV.


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