Assistant/Associate Professor in Biology

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Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Biology
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 27578
Job Description

The Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri (http://biology.missouri.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates using innovative approaches to address important questions in cell biology are encouraged to apply. We seek an individual employing multiple approaches to investigate cellular processes involved in development, physiology or disease. We are particularly interested in individuals who are incorporating quantitative/computational approaches into their research. The successful candidate will establish and maintain a well- funded research program that complements our strengths in cell and molecular biology, genetics/genomics, evolution, and neurobiology. The position will provide excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary collaborations with basic and translational scientists across the University of Missouri campus.

We especially seek candidates with outstanding mentoring skills who welcome and appreciate the racial and cultural diversity of our academic community. We encourage applications from individuals who demonstrate a commitment towards inclusiveness and access to higher education for groups underrepresented in the sciences.

Qualifications

Assistant or Associate Professor Level PhD Candidates

Application Materials Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV cover letter, a description of research plans and teaching interests, a diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service, and names and contact information of three references willing to write a letter if solicited. Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee ([email protected]) with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ([email protected]) for any questions about the application process. Review of application materials will begin October 26, 2018. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled.

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 http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

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

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. 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: 1/29/2019
Application Due: 4/29/2019
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