Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in Health Sciences

University of Missouri Published: August 29, 2017
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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

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:

Applicants should apply through the HR website (eRecruit): 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 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.

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