The University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, Department of Health Sciences, seeks applicants for two full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Specialty areas desired include but are not limited to Public Health (Community Health and Education, Health Policy, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, etc.), Social Determinants of Health, and Global Health. The Department’s strengths include the following areas: HIV/Aids, Vulnerable Populations and Health Disparities, Rural Health, and Health across the Life-course. PhD or DrPH in Health Sciences related profession or closely related field required. Candidates will be evaluated on their background in the health sciences, ability to teach in an academic setting and scholarly productivity, including the potential for grant success. The position includes teaching health sciences core courses including introductory public health courses, research and service to fit School/Department needs.
MU is situated in the City of Columbia, which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents has the best of both worlds – small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/.
The MU School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you would like to help the School of Health Professions advance its mission, please submit your application, resume/CV and cover letter for consideration. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php
Applicants should apply through the HR website (eRecruit): http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. The job opening number is 24028. All documentation must be attached into eRecruit. Reference letters can be sent directly to: Dr. Michelle Teti, Search Committee Chair, University of Missouri, Department of Health Sciences, 501 Clark Hall, Columbia, MO 65211 or emailed to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.
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.
The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator at (573) 884-7278 (V/TTY).
PhD or DrPH in Health Sciences related profession or closely related field required.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.
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. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation.
MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution wi...th a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou 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.
The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus.
Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes.
MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.
Mizzou graduates more than 8,000 students annually, granting 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees, 23 percent of master’s degrees and sixty-five percent of all doctoral degrees earned at Missouri's public universities. Roughly one in three degrees are in math, engineering, information technology, health and other science fields.
Popular media consistently call Columbia, Mo., one of America’s best places to live because of its excellent quality of life. Mizzou is by far the largest employer in the area with more than 13,000 full-time employees.