Assistant/Associate/Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (T/TT) Research - Reproductive Biology
Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (T/TT) Research - Reproductive Biology
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35718
Position Description: The University of Missouri Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health seeks to expand its expertise in reproductive biology and sciences research by hiring a talented Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The position will reside in the MU Institute for Women’s Health Research in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, University of Missouri School of Medicine and will collaborate closely with members of the Division of Animal Sciences of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (https://animalsciences.missouri.edu/) as well as colleagues throughout the School of Medicine and the new NextGen Precision Health initiative in the University of Missouri System (https://precisionhealth.umsystem.edu/). The University of Missouri is an AAU member, Carnegie R1 institution, and one of the most comprehensive land grant universities in the nation that includes agriculture, human medicine, and veterinary medicine. A competitive start-up package, excellent facilities, and ample opportunities for collaboration across the campus, system and state underscore the attractive nature of this position.
Responsibilities: We seek dynamic individuals who will lead extramurally funded research programs, train doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, provide academic service on campus and/or professionally, and contribute to one of more of the educational missions in undergraduate or graduate education. The desired focus of the research is on placental biology to enhance our understanding of pregnancy loss and pregnancy complications. The successful candidates will be expected to develop or possess robust, collaborative, externally-funded research programs.Qualifications
Mininmum Qualifications: Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree with postdoctoral training or equivalent in reproductive biology or a related field.
Candidates will be evaluated on: excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate research and teaching. Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must demonstrate the potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program. Applicants for an Associate or Full Professor position must have established an extramurally-funded research program with a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and national/international recognition. A record of successful research; ability to communicate well in a research and educational setting; and evidence of past research collaborations or a willingness to work in related research areas. Individuals with interest in utilizing in vitro and animal models to study embryo implantation and/or placental development for basic and translational research are specifically sought.
Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; one-page summary of research accomplishments with two pages of future plans; and names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Specific inquiries regarding this position may be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Danny Schust ([email protected]) and Tom Spencer ([email protected]).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
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About MU: MU is the flagship campus of the University of Missouri System. The University is located midway between St. Louis and Kansas City in Columbia, a vibrant community consistently ranked among the top small cities to live in the nation. The reproductive biology researchers at MU have a reputation for excellence in interdisciplinary research and cross-campus, inter-system and inter-institutional collaborations that involve high impact basic science, clinical and translational initiative with high impact on domestic animal and human health. The MU Institute for Women’s Health Research is a burgeoning initiative in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health that will bring together reproductive biologists across the campus in new and synergistic ways. Biomedical advances in the UM System are anchored by a new $225M NextGen Precision Health buidling located in Columbia (https://precisionhealth.umsystem.edu/).