The University of Missouri School of Health Professions seeks applicants for a full-time open rank Teaching Professor faculty position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor) in the Department of Health Sciences. The Bachelors of Health Science in Health Sciences (BHS in HS) degree program is a flexible, non-clinical program designed to provide students a broad overview of health care, preparing them for both direct entrance into non-clinical health-related careers or for graduate training in clinical health professions. Responsibilities will include teaching health sciences courses, development of new curriculum, and service to fit the Department/School/University needs.
The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate level degree. A relevant Master's degree with experience in health-related organizations will also be considered. Specialty areas desired include, but are not limited to: nursing, health care administration in non-profit or for-profit settings, clinical practice, and bias in health care. Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to teach core courses in the department, and to develop new courses to prepare undergraduate students seeking to work with diverse populations in clinical care.
Submit your application, cover letter, resume/CV, and the names of three references for consideration. Applicants should apply through the HR website (e-Recruit): https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic . Letter of interest and CV with references must be attached into e-Recruit.
Search Committee Co-Chairs can be reached at: Dr. Carolyn Orbann and Dr. Jenna Wintemberg, University of Missouri, Department of Health Sciences, 501 Clark Hall, Columbia, MO 65211.
Review of applications will begin on January 13, 2020. Applications received after this date may not receive full consideration.
The MU School of Health Professions 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 others.
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 has 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/ .
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.
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
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