The successful candidate will join an established oncology service dedicated to teaching, clinical and basic science research, and the highest quality patient care. The distribution of activities will depend upon whether a tenure-track or teaching track position is pursued. Primary responsibilities include:
Teaching students (professional and graduate students) and house officers in clinical and didactic settings.
Participating in a busy and progressive oncology service.
Scholarly activity. For a non-tenure track individual, this will include collaboration on clinical research projects, authorship of book chapters, reviews, or other activities relating to oncology or education. For a tenure track individual, this will include development of an independent research focus that will strengthen or extend the work currently being done in the Comparative Oncology and Epigenetics Laboratory.
Participation in the NCI Comparative Oncology Trials Consortium (COTC) and the Canine Comparative Oncology and Genomics Consortium (CCOGC) activities.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree; Board certification (ACVIM, Specialty of Oncology) or completion of residency resulting in eligibility for board certification by ACVIM, Specialty of Oncology; eligibility to obtain and maintain a regular or faculty license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Missouri, eligibility to obtain and maintain DEA and BNDD certificates. Individuals with additional specialty certification (Radiation Oncology), advanced degrees, and other relevant experience are encouraged to apply.
Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement. Clinical experience, communication skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments, and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. The potential for the candidate to work within the framework of the Veterinary Health Center, oncology section and Comparative Oncology and Epigenetics Laboratory will also be assessed, as will specialty and/or research training and teaching experience.
Review of applications will continue until suitable candidate is identified. Please direct inquiries about the position to Dr. Jeffrey Brian, Chair of Oncology Search Committee, 573-882-7821 or BryanJN@missouri.edu.
Our Campus and the Columbia Community:
MU's Veterinary Health Center (VHC) is a state-of-the-art teaching and medical services facility for companion animals as well as livestock. Columbia, MO is an ideal location for such a teaching hospital. The population of central Missouri and reasonable proximity to St. Louis and Kansas City provide for a robust small animal emergency and referral caseload.
MU is a nationally competitive, global university. Many states fund separate research and land-grant universities, but Missouri combines those roles at its flagship institution. MU is both a land-grant university with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is one of only five universities nationwide that offers law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus.
MU is a national leader in comparative medicine, in which researchers collaborate by sharing discoveries, innovations and treatments for humans and animals. For more about the College of Veterinary Medicine and our impact on Missouri, the nation and the world, go to:
Four areas are especially strong and growing at Mizzou: Food for the Future; Media of the Future; One Health, One Medicine; and Sustainable Energy. Collectively these areas are called the Mizzou Advantage, a campus wide plan to build on exciting opportunities. Mizzou Advantage - One Health, One Medicine offers unmatched opportunities for collaboration in animal and human health. The initiative also connects with research and instruction in health care delivery, policy, business models, medical ethics and the culture of healthy living. MU's research and services in the area of One Health, One Medicine affects our lives in a variety of ways. To learn more, please visit One Health, One Medicine: The Convergence of Human and Animal Health or contact Dr. Carolyn Henry.
Studies consistently rank Columbia as a top city in which to live for educational facilities, health care, technological savvy, economic growth, and cultural opportunities. The cost of living is still affordable, whether you prefer an apartment in the city, a farm on a country road or a family home near a top notch school. With a population of 108,500, Columbia is located in the heart of Missouri on
Interstate 70. American Airlines connects Columbia Regional Airport with Dallas and Chicago. We have easy access to international airports from both St. Louis and Kansas City, as well.
Salary will be commensurate with training and expertise.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution with ...a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. Mizzou What is Mizzou? Learn about the history and traditions behind the name Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.