Jobs: Faculty Positions in Infectious Diseases, Comparative Medicine, and/or Genomics
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Reference code: 35494154Faculty Positions in Infectious Diseases, Comparative Medicine, and/or Genomics - University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri , United States
Employer Information About University of Missouri
The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase territory. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one — it’s a major land-grant institution and Missouri’s largest public research university. Considered one of the nation’s top-tier institutions, Mizzou has a reputation of excellence in teaching and research, and is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 280 degree programs — including more than 75 online degree options — and is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Job Description The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at the University of Missouri is recruiting for four tenure track faculty positions. The successful candidates will develop competitive, independent research programs in their chosen field and contribute to the teaching of veterinary medical students, graduate students, or Laboratory Animal Medicine post-DVM fellows. Information about the position can be accessed at http://cvm.missouri.edu/VPBIO_Faculty_Opportunities/. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. Appointments are 12 months with an attractive salary, competitive startup package and laboratory space. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral training, and a strong publication record. Veterinarians with advanced research training and an interest in animal models of disease or genomics are encouraged to apply.
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Requirements Applicants should apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. Attach one PDF incorporating a cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative publications, and a statement of research interests in the Cover Letter and Attachment section of the online application. Have 3 letters of reference sent to Anne Chegwidden at Chegwiddena@missouri.eduu Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Anne Chegwidden. Review of applications will begin on April 2nd and continue until the positions are filled. UMC is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer.
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