Assistant/Associate Professor (all tracks) for Clinical OBGYN - Epigeneticist

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Job ID 23844
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. and or/M.D with a research focus in the epigenetic mechanisms of developmental origins of health and disease, placental growth and development, reproductive health and disease or reproductive cancer is preferred. This might include, but would not be limited to, DNA methylation, histone modifications, small non-coding RNAs and the ability to work with large datasets. Successful candidates would be expected to collaborate with other investigators within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health and beyond. Applicants should have a well-developed research program and extramural funding, preferably from NIH. Other duties would include departmental service and possibly teaching. Co-appointment in other departments is a possibility if the candidate so desires.


Successful candidate should have academic qualifications for the rank of assistant professor or associate professor (tenure track) with success obtaining extramural funding and a research interest in developmental origins of adult disease.


Rank and salary will be commensurate with training, academic level and experience.

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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Application Materials

Interested candidates should be prepared to attach:
1. a letter interest;
2. a curriculum vitae; and
3. contact information (including email addresses) for three references





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Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/5/2019
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