Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor

Kansas City
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September 26 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

[Job ID: 31652] Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor, 00075645
University of Missouri, Kansas City

Hiring Department
The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Division of Biological Sciences

Job Description
The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for one full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We encourage applications from individuals who employ contemporary approaches to identify and elucidate molecular mechanisms associated with biological function. Some preference will be given to applicants whose current or contemplated research employs systems level approaches. The primary attributes we seek in candidates are (1) demonstrated excellence in research, as the faculty member would be expected to initiate or continue an independent, extramurally funded research program, and (2) potential or demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring.

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences grants degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. MS and PhD degrees are granted in Cell Biology & Biophysics or Molecular Biology & Biochemistry. The Division of Biological Sciences supports research in many areas including biochemistry, structural biology, cell biology, developmental biology, and neurobiology. "Life and health sciences" is one of three areas emphasized in the UMKC campus mission. Participating units include the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Dentistry, and the School of Nursing and Health Studies.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must possess a Ph.D., M.D., or DVM and at least two years of postdoctoral experience.

Application Instructions
All applicants should submit the following in one .pdf file: cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research interests and goals, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and the names and contact information for three people who can provide letters of recommendation to: https://tinyurl.com/y64hxkh5.

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