The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri, School of Medicine is looking for dynamic specialists to join its thriving academic center. We are adding surgeons in our adult reconstruction, foot & ankle, general, hand, spine, sports, and trauma service lines. In addition to this, we have an opening for Research faculty. Our reputation for patient care, education and research has made us one of the fastest growing practices in the Midwest, anchored by the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute. The MOI was opened in 2010 as the largest freestanding and most comprehensive Orthopaedic center in the region and we will expand further in 2016. We also have extensive outreach services in regional Missouri communities. Our practice offers the following benefits to enhance your career:
Lucrative financial and benefits package
Faculty appointment rank at Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor - all tracks
Strong accredited residency and fellowship programs
Effective balance of clinical and academic responsibilities
Resources for cutting edge clinical and basic science research
Columbia, home of the University of Missouri and a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in Division I sports, is a dynamic college town of 110,000 residents with small-town convenience and warmth with big-city service and amenities. It has consistently been recognized by Consumer's Digestand Moneyas one of the top places to live in the U.S. and was listed in the book 50 Fabulous Places to Raise Your Family. Cost of living rates are noticeably lower than compared to many U.S. cities.
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 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.