Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Columbia, MO
Aug 24, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 24080
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

School of Health Professions

Department of Health Psychology

The Department of Health Psychology (DHP) in the School of Health Professions at the University of Missouri (MU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Candidates should demonstrate a strong history of conducting research in adult neuropsychology and/or rehabilitation psychology. Successful applicants will have a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, have completed a postdoctoral fellowship, be licensed or license-eligible in Missouri, and have demonstrated the potential for securing extramural research funding. Preference will be given to applicants eligible for board certification in neuropsychology.

This faculty member will conduct research in line with the mission of the adult neuropsychology service of the Department of Health Psychology, which is to meet the behavioral health needs of Missourians with disabilities. This faculty member will be expected to develop an independent line of research and secure extramural funding to support the research. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to, traumatic brain injuries, epilepsy, brain tumors, and ADHD. Additionally, there may be opportunities to conduct research in rural health and military settings. This position has an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration. Therefore, the faculty member will develop collaborations within and outside of the MU community. Some potential areas of collaboration include stroke rehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation, and neuroimaging. There are many opportunities for internal funding to support pilot research at the School and campus level. Finally, the faculty member will provide Neuropsychology services in DHP Adult Clinic.

As part of the School of Health Professions in the MU Healthcare System, the Department of Health Psychology ( has a long tradition of excellence in clinical services, research, and training in psychological services based in medical settings -- particularly neuropsychology, rehabilitation psychology, health psychology, pediatric psychology, and a new emphasis in applied behavior analysis. The faculty's research programs intersect with our clinical services and have consistently garnered federal grant funding. Additionally, our department has a long history of training through our APA-accredited internship program (funded currently through a HRSA training grant) and Post-doctoral fellowship program, which is a part of the APPCN Resident Matching Program.

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 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.


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

Application Materials

Applications are to be submitted online. Applicants should be prepared to include a letter of interest, an official transcript, and a current curriculum vitae. Three letters of reference may be mailed to: DHP HP Search, #1 Hospital Dr., DC116.88, Columbia, MO 65212. Question about the application process should be directed to Katrina Rowland at 573-882-1853 or For additional information about the position, applicants should contact Dr. Eric Hart, Search Committee Chair, at 573-884-0050 or

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


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