The University of Missouri is making a major investment in Translational Precision Medicine, including a new facility designed to bring together scientists from Life Science, Medicine, Engineering and Veternary Medicine. As part of this initiative, we are seeking to fill multiple tenure track positions in medicincal chemistry, nanomaterials, nano-medicine, chemical biology or radiopharmaceutical science. We anticipate the positions being filled at the associate or full professor level and the positions may be joint with other units on campus. Successful candidates will have an established internationally recongonized program in a medically-related field of chemistry and materials with a vision of translating discoveries to the clinic.
Applicants should have an earned a PhD in a relevant area as stated above. Applications are particularly encouraged from those conducting research at the intersection of medicinal chemistry, radiopharmaceuticals, and nanomaterials development/drug delivery systems. Applicants whose skills and research interests are close to these areas will be given full consideration.
Please apply on line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job Opening ID 28805). Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV and submit a statement of inclusion and diversity as part of your application materials. Three to five professional references are required and should be sent electronically to the chair of the chemistry department, Tim Glass ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Tim Glass, with any questons about the job duties.
Applications will be reviewed as received and will continue until the positions are filled.
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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