Assistant, Associate, or Professor

May 14, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant, Associate, or Professor
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 12595
Job Description

MU School of Medicine

University of Missouri Health

Department of Ophthalmology – Mason Eye Institute

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri in Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates must have a PhD, DVM and/or MD degree and suitable postdoctoral training. We seek candidates with existing extramural grant support who will complement and enhance existing research in retinal and neural degenerative diseases, lens biochemistry, ocular complications of diabetes, and developmental biology of the visual system. Applicants working on research in ocular complications of glaucoma, and corneal or conjunctival disease will also be considered. Applications are especially encouraged from those who employ stem cell transplantation, gene therapy, molecular genetics, or immunological techniques. The successful applicant will also contribute to teaching activities in an area related to his/her expertise. This position provides start-up funds and significant hard dollar support through the University’s Mission Enhancement Program.

Apply online and submit a description of current and planned research activities, contact information for three references and a curriculoum vitae.

If you have questions about the online application process, please consult our Human Resources website or call (573)882-7976. For additional information about this position, please contact: Martin Katz, PhD and Chair, Vision Sciences Search Committee at [email protected].

Review of applications will begin immediately and 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, 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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