The School of Biological Sciences, Divisions of Cell Biology and Biophysics
The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for one full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We encourage applications from individuals who employ molecular, cellular, or in silico approaches to address fundamental biological questions. 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 Sciences grants degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. MS and PhD degrees are granted in Cell Biology & Biophysics or Molecular Biology & Biochemistry. "Life and health sciences" is one of three areas emphasized in the UMKC campus mission. Participating units include the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Dentistry, and the School of Nursing and Health Studies.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D., M.D., or DVM and at least two years of postdoctoral experience.
Full Time/Part Time
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. Applications will be considered as received, and the position will remain open until filled.
For questions about how applicants apply, please call 816-235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call 855-524-0002.
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