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Assistant Research Professor, School of Medicine, 53870

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University of Missouri-Kansas City
Location
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Closing date
Jul 18, 2021

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Job Title: Assistant Research Professor, School of Medicine, 53870
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35589
Hiring Department

School of Medicine - Department of Ophthalmology

Job Description

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, seeks outstanding candidates for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. The successful candidate will conduct research in the field of neuroprotection / neural regeneration with other investigators in the UMKC Vision Research Center who are developing a comprehensive research program in mechanisms of pathogenesis of eye diseases, and strategies for therapeutic intervention with a strong focus on degenerative diseases affecting the back of the eye and the retina.

While research experience in the Vision and Eye Research field is a plus, qualified candidates from related fields such as neuroscience and pharmacology that consider working in Vision Research are encouraged to apply. Scientists having experience with models of neural degeneration will be given preference.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral degree and postdoctoral training in a relevant academic discipline

Full Time/Part Time

Full time, benefit-eligible

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

You must upload and attach an official copy of your transcripts with your highest degree earned for credential verification. Your appointment will be contingent upon verification of your degrees.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

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