The University of Missouri Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery invites applicants for an assistant, associate or full professor (tenure track) or assistant, associate or full teaching professor (non-tenure track) in Ophthalmology.
(posted 8/30/17)  
 

The University of Missouri Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (VMS) invites applicants for an assistant, associate or full professor (tenure track) or assistant, associate or full teaching professor (non-tenure track) in Ophthalmology. Interested applicants please go to http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php to view complete job posting and to apply online for Job ID 22693.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide teaching and clinical service in the MU Veterinary Health Center. 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. The nature and quantity of this activity will be dependent upon whether an individual is hired into a teaching or tenure track with percent effort allocation in teaching, research and service to be assigned accordingly.

The position is a 1.0 FTE/12 month appointment.

Qualifications
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 Board of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. Eligibility for board certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (DACVO) by start date is required for this position.

Selection Criteria
Candidates will be assessed based upon clinical, educational, research and professional achievement and potential. Clinical experience, communication skills, organization skills, experience working effectively in an interdisciplinary environment, and letters of reference will be collectively considered in selection of a candidate. Potential for candidates to work within the integrated framework of the Ophthalmology Service and the VMS Department will be assessed.

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Cecil P. Moore at moorec@missouri.edu.

Salary Range
Salary will be commensurate with training and expertise.

Application Materials

Interested candidates should go to http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php to apply online for Job ID 22693. Please be prepared to submit a letter stating professional interests and career goals, a curriculum vitae, transcript(s) and contact information including email addresses for three references.

Applications will be reviewed until suitable candidates are identified and hired. Questions regarding the online application process are best directed to HR: (573)882-7976.

You can find Frequently Asked Questions on the HR site: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/faq.php. For eRecruit System trouble shooting tips, go to: https://doit.missouri.edu/training/recruitingtroubleshoot.html.

Benefit Eligibility
These positions are 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 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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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.

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