Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor; University of Missouri

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor; University of Missouri

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Job Description

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking individuals with a strong record of research in neuroscience and/or physiology for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. We seek a committed individual to join the diverse, interactive and successful groups in the department and across campus. Our collaborative environment spans the Colleges/Schools of Veterinary Medicine, Medicine, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering among others. The candidate is expected to develop or have a nationally recognized, active research program. Applicants at the Associate or Full Professor levels are expected to demonstrate sustained productivity and ability to secure extramural funding, with preference given to candidates with an extramurally funded research program. The successful candidate is also expected to participate in both professional and graduate education, and broaden research and teaching participation in STEM among under-represented and diverse groups. Investigators who study the neurophysiology of the cardiorespiratory or autonomic nervous system using modern and synergistic approaches are encouraged to apply and join our highly interactive faculty with translational research programs from “in vitro” cell to “in vivo” human studies. More information can be found at the departmental website ( ).

We offer a competitive salary and start-up package, a strong graduate program, a highly interactive faculty, and outstanding core facilities. The candidate will have the opportunity to interact with a vibrant interdisciplinary research group in cardiovascular physiology at the Dalton Cardiovascular Center ( ), as well as a large neuroscience community ( ). In addition, the University of Missouri System is in the process of developing the NextGen Precision Health Initiative – a dynamic system-wide effort, focused on developing the breakthrough research needed to facilitate essential advances in global health ( ).


Ph.D., D.V.M., M.D. or equivalent; and at least two years of post-doctoral research experience are required.

Application Materials

Applicants should provide: 1) a cover letter describing your interest in the department; 2) a research statement describing your scientific contributions and future research program; 3) a teaching statement including a description of previous teaching and mentoring experience and teaching philosophy; 4) a commitment to diversity statement describing ideas to broaden participation in STEM; 5) a full curriculum vitae; and 6) names of four professional references. PDFs of the applicant’s two most significant publications are encouraged. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with a target start date for September 1, 2020.