Epigeneticist Assistant/Associate Professor

Columbia, Missouri
Salary to be determined by qualifications and rank.
March 14 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. and or/M.D with interest and expertise in the control and effects of epigenetic regulation in women’s reproductive health or perinatology. This might include, but would not be limited to, DNA methylation, histone modifications, small non-coding RNAs and the ability to work with large datasets. A research focus in the epigenetic mechanisms of developmental origins of health and disease, placental growth and development, reproductive health and disease or reproductive cancer is preferred. Successful candidates would be expected to collaborate with other investigators within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health and beyond. Applicants should have a well-developed research program or plan to develop one including demonstrated success or potential in obtaining extramural funding. Other duties would include departmental service and possibly teaching. Co-appointment in other departments is a possibility if the candidate so desires.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employe
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. 

About Columbia and the University 
The University of Missouri, located in Columbia, has an enrollment of 35,000 students and is Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is also the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System and one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities since 1908, Mizzou is considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions. 
With a population of 100,000, Columbia is located midway between Missouri’s largest cities, St. Louis and Kansas City. Money magazine, Fortune magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Men's Journal, and MSN.com have named Columbia one of the best places in the United States to live because of its high quality of life. Columbia is home to nationally renowned public schools, including two top-ranked high schools. The city provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts and has been recognized as a bike-friendly community with many parks and trails. 

For Questions Contact: 
Danny J. Schust, MD 
David G. Hall Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health 
Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility 
University of Missouri School of Medicine 
500 North Keene Street, Suite 203 
Columbia, MO 65201 
Phone: 573-817-3203 FAX: 573-499-6065 
e-mail: schustd@health.missouri.edu 

To apply:

Application materials must be submitted online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php.   Interested candidates should be prepared to attach:

1.             a letter interest;
2.             a curriculum vitae; and
3.             contact information (including email addresses) for three references.
If you have questions about the online application process, please consult Human Resources web site: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/faq.php