Two positions, U. Missouri

October 7, 2011 § Leave a comment

Assistant/Associate Professors
Division of Biological Sciences

The Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri ( invites applications for TWO positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates using innovative approaches to address important questions in cellular and molecular biology across diverse model systems are encouraged to apply. For one of these positions, we are particularly interested in individuals who are incorporating quantitative/computational approaches into their research to address fundamental questions in cellular and molecular biology. These approaches could include, but are not limited to, computational modeling, systems biology, or bioinformatic approaches. We welcome both entry-level, tenure-track applicants as well as tenured individuals for both positions.

Application Materials
A cover letter, vita, a description of research plans and teaching interests, and a list of three names with contact information, all compiled into a single PDF file, are required for application.

Application Instructions
Prospective applicants can access the job posting by clicking on the “prospective employees” link at the bottom of the MU Human Resource Services Academic Jobs page and then performing an “Advanced Search” using 5874 in the “Job Opening ID” field. Application materials should be compiled and saved as a single PDF with the applicant’s name as the file name. You will upload this document when prompted to link your CV.

Application Deadline
Application review will begin October 15, 2011.

Additional Information
The Division of Biological Sciences has 40 faculty members with diverse research interests as well as strong interdisciplinary connections. Considered one of the nation’s top-tier institutions, the University of Missouri 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 to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 280 degree programs and is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Columbia is a vibrant college town located two hours from both Kansas City and St. Louis. It is home to the University of Missouri as well as two private colleges and local, county, and regional medical centers. Columbia has excellent schools, health care, recreational facilities, arts, and cultural opportunities. It is consistently ranked as a top city in which to live.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256. To request ADA accommodations, please call Human Resource Services at 573-882-7976. TTY users, please call through Relay Missouri, 1-800-RELAY (735-2966) or en Español at 1-800-520-7309.

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