Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 21675
Application Materials

Applicants should use the online application, and be prepared to submit a research plan, a teaching statement, a list of three to five professional references and CV. Inquiries about this program can be directed to Logan Howard, Dept. of Bioengineering. Phone: (573)882-2369, Email: [email protected] Visit our website at for more information.

Job Description

Under the new leadership of Dean Elizabeth Loboa, the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri is in the process of hiring approximately 15 new faculty in the area of Biomedical Innovations. These new hires will have the potential to be joint hires with the other colleges/schools at the University of Missouri (MU). MU offers a rich environment for collaboration with other faculty in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, Arts & Sciences, and Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.

We invite applications for tenured or tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor level. Applications are particularly encouraged from those conducting research at the intersection of engineering and regenerative medicine, orthopaedics, neuroscience, cardiovascular science, immunology or oncology. Applicants whose skills and research interests are close to these areas will be given full consideration.

Candidates are expected to have strong potential for establishing a competitive externally funded research program at the interface between engineering and the life sciences. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in these areas.


Applicants should have an earned a PhD in engineering or a related field. Those with relevant postdoctoral experience are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a strong background in engineering or physical sciences and life sciences.

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed as received and will continue until the positions are filled.

Other Information

The University of Missouri is a Tier I research institution and one of only 60 public and private U.S. universities invited to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia as the first public university west of the Mississippi River. Today, with an enrollment of more than 35,000 students, 13,000 full-time employees and 300,000 alumni, Mizzou is a $2.2 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation.


Salary commensurate with Education 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 Associate 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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Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

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