Assistant Professor

Job description

Job ID 24360
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Missouri is seeking to fill a tenure track position in medicinal chemistry beginning in Fall 2018. We anticipate that the position will be filled at the level of assistant professor, although appointment at the associate level may be considered. It is expected that the successful candidate will have the potential to build a funded, nationally recognized research program focusing on the design of new medicinal agents within the framework of translational precision medicine. The position requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and others in achieving goals that are aimed at the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases at the molecular level, including, but not limited to, novel drugs, sensors, or radioactive probes. Finally, the candidate will demonstrate the promise of establishing a strong record of teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, 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.


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Application Materials

Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, a letter of intent, statements of research plans and teaching philosophy. Three letters of recommendation are required and the applicant should arrange for the letters to be submitted electronically to [email protected]. Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee ([email protected]) for any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ([email protected]) for any questions about the application process.





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Posted: 4/29/2018
Application Due: 6/26/2018
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