Tenure/Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor for Biological Sciences 37564

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Tenure/Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor for Biological Sciences – 37564

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) invites applications for two full-time tenure/tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Biological Sciences. We encourage applications from individuals whose research addresses fundamental biological questions in one or more of the following areas: biochemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, systems biology, synthetic biology, molecular evolution, and bioinformatics. The primary attributes we seek in candidates are (1) demonstrated excellence in research, as the faculty member would be expected to initiate or continue an independent, extramurally funded research program, and (2) potential or demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring.

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences grants degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. MS and PhD degrees are granted in Cell Biology & Biophysics or Molecular Biology & Biochemistry. The Division of Biological Sciences supports research in many areas including biochemistry, structural biology, cell biology, developmental biology, and neurobiology. Along with the School of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Dentistry, and the School of Nursing and Health Studies, the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences participates in the "Life and health sciences" area of emphasis in the mission of the campus.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must possess a PhD, MD, or DVM and at least two years of postdoctoral experience.

Application Instructions

All applicants should submit the following in one .pdf file: cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research interests and goals, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and the names and contact information for three people who can provide letters of recommendation to: https://tinyurl.com/rvcxv6t4 Applications will be considered as received, and the position will remain open until filled. Please direct all inquiries and correspondence to Mary Flores (FloresM@umkc.edu), School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

For questions about how applicants apply, please call 816-235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call 800-488-5288.


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