[rat-forum] Faculty Positions Available
brydae at missouri.edu
Tue Feb 14 09:28:23 CST 2012
Faculty Positions broadly-based in Infectious Diseases, Comparative Medicine, and/or Genomics.
The Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at the University of Missouri is recruiting for four tenure track faculty positions. The successful candidates will develop competitive, independent research programs in their chosen field and contribute to the teaching of veterinary medical students, graduate students, or Laboratory Animal Medicine post-DVM fellows. We are seeking scientists to complement our existing strengths in infectious diseases, vector-borne diseases, genomics, and comparative medicine. An exceptionally strong research environment that includes colleges of veterinary medicine, medicine and agriculture on the same campus with three NIH-funded animal resource centers provides a unique opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary research. A 38,000 gross sq. ft. biocontainment laboratory and vivarium facility with an aerosol infection and flow cytometry suites is available to support research. Information about the position can be accessed at http://cvm.missouri.edu/VPBIO_Faculty_Opportunities/ and information about the University of Missouri and the city of Columbia, Missouri, can be accessed at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index.php. Additional information about our faculty and the department can be accessed at http://www.cvm.missouri.edu/vpbio/index.html. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. Appointments are 12 months with an attractive salary, competitive startup package and laboratory space. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral training, and a strong publication record. Veterinarians with advanced research training and an interest in animal models of disease or genomics are encouraged to apply. Applicants should apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. Attach one PDF incorporating a cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative publications, and a statement of research interests in the Cover Letter and Attachment section of the online application. Please arrange to have 3 letters of reference sent to Anne Chegwidden at Chegwiddena at missouri.edu<mailto:Chegwiddena at missouri.edu>. Questions regarding the job responsibilities, application process, and application status also can be directed to Anne Chegwidden. Review of applications will begin on April 2nd and continue until the positions are filled. UMC is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the VPB Departmental Office at 573-884-2444.
Elizabeth Bryda, PhD
Director, Rat Resource and Research Center
University of Missouri
4011 Discovery Drive
Columbia, Missouri, 65201
brydae at missouri.edu
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