Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor in Health Sciences (NTT)



Job Description

Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor
Department of Health Sciences
College of Health Sciences
University of Missouri - Columbia


The College of Health Sciences (fka: School of Health Professions) at the University of Missouri – Columbia (MU) seeks applicants for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor faculty position in the Department of Health Sciences (DHS). Housed within the DHS, the Bachelors of Health Science in Health Sciences (BHS in HS) is one of the largest undergraduate degree programs at MU campus and offers a flexible, non-clinical curriculum designed to provide students a broad overview of health and health care, preparing them for both direct entrance into health-related careers or for graduate training in health professions. We are looking for candidates who will be passionate about working with interdisciplinary colleagues to prepare tomorrow’s health professionals with exemplary education.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have earned a doctorate level degree prior to appointment.

Candidates will be evaluated on their:
- teaching experience with both in person and online class formats
- ability to teach core courses in the department
- ability to develop new courses to prepare undergraduate students
Specialty areas desired include but are not limited to health care management, health policy, and leadership. Responsibilities will include teaching health sciences courses, development of new curriculum, and service to meet the Department/School/University missions.

Application Materials

Submit your application, cover letter, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts from highest completed degree, teaching philosophy, and the names of three references for consideration. Applicants must apply through the HR website: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (search for Job Opening 47169).

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Search Committee Chair can be reached at: vettersmithm@umsystem.edu

Other Information

The College of Health Sciences is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research, and service. We believe in diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of populations. https://healthprofessions.missouri.edu/

MU is situated in the City of Columbia, which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents have the best of both worlds –small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/ .

Salary

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the applicant.

Benefit Eligibility

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

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Vaccination Statement

After careful consideration of COVID-19 virus trends and the overwhelming evidence of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness, the School of Medicine, along with MU Health Care, the Sinclair School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions, recently announced the decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations by Oct. 1, 2021, for all employees, unless granted a medical or religious exemption.

All new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, you must do so upon acceptance of employment so our team has time to review prior to your scheduled start date. You will not be allowed to begin work until you have submitted proof of vaccination or received an approved medical or religious exemption.

Thank you for helping us to create the safest environment possible for our colleagues, students and our patients by protecting yourself and others through COVID-19 vaccination.

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