The University of Missouri Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (VMS) invites applicants for three (3) Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (tenure track) or Assistant, Associate, Full Teaching Professor (non-tenure track) positions in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Service
The successful candidates will be expected to provide teaching and clinical service in the Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care section. Teaching activities will be clinical and didactic in nature, and will involve professional students, graduate students, resident veterinarians, and house officers. Some weekend and evening duty should be expected as part of the assignment. Scholarly activity will be an expectation of the position, but the nature and quantity of this activity will be dependent upon whether an individual is hired into a teaching or tenure track.
The position is a 1.0 FTE/12 month appointment.
Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be eligible for professional licensure (faculty or regular license) as a veterinarian in the State of Missouri. Individuals must have completed a residency program that meets requirements for certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). Certification by ACVECC (or eligibility for certification) is also required.
Candidates will be assessed based upon clinical, educational, research and professional achievement and potential. Clinical experience, communication skills, organization skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments, and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. Potential for candidates to work within the framework of the SAECC service and department will be assessed.
For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Tony Mann at MannF@missouri.edu
Our Campus and Our Community
MU's Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital 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.
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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.
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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
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.
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The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.
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Apply using the online application. Be prepared to upload a letter stating professional interests and career goals, professional transcript(s), name and contact information including email address for three references, and curriculum vitae.
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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.