Columbia, Missouri
Sep 10, 2019
Nov 09, 2019
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Missouri is seeking to fill a tenure track assistant professor position in medicinal chemistry and/or chemical biology beginning in Fall 2020.  It is expected that the successful candidate will have the potential to build a funded, nationally recognized, research program focusing on the design of new medicinal agents and the identification of new medicinally-relevant biological targets within the framework of translational precision medicine.  The most suitable candidates will have research interests that are aimed at the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases at the molecular level, including, but not limited to, novel drugs, sensors, or radioactive probes.  Finally, the candidate will demonstrate the promise of establishing a strong record of teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required at the time of appointment. The ideal candidate will also have post-doctoral experience.

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. The University of Missouri is an equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Please apply on-line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic. Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, descriptions of research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy.  A diversity statement that describes the candidate’s experiences, commitment, and goals in regards to incorporating an understanding of diversity/multiculturalism in research, teaching, and mentoring is required.  Three letters of recommendation are required and the applicant should arrange for the letters to be submitted. The letters should be submitted electronically to MUMedchemSearch@missouri.edu. Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Wesley Bernskoetter (bernskoetterwh@missouri.edu) for any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) for any questions about the application process.