Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor

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Job Description

The Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant to Full Professor). The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in physiology, pharmacology, or related field or an MD. Preference will be giving to candidates who utilize cellular and molecular approaches and are able to apply basic findings to impact human health in an effective “discovery-to-care continuum”, who will contribute to a culture of innovation, and who provide expertise that contributes to expansion of programmatic initiatives for research with regards to the effect of aging, gender, inflammation and/or diabetes on the cardiovascular system. Candidates with expertise in the role of the brain microcirculation and inflammation in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders are also desirable. It is expected that the candidate will contribute to undergraduate, graduate and medical student educational initiatives and will direct a highly productive research program that is supported by significant extramural funding.

Active review of applications will begin immediately and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Please apply online submitting a cover letter that includes a narrative description of research and educational interests and highlights current research funding, as well as contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of reference. Also include a curriculum vitae.

Question about the position can be directed to: [email protected] or Chair - MPP Search Committee, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, MA415 Medical Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, One Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212


$85,000 - $170,000

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.


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Posted: 4/29/2018
Application Due: 6/28/2018
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