The School of Health Professions – Department of Health Sciences at the University of Missouri (MU) – Columbia invites applications for tenure track faculty with a focus on health management and/or health policy at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Candidates should have an established research agenda in an area of study eligible for competitive external funding. Candidates will also teach undergraduates in the Department of Health Sciences and participate in service activities for the Department, School, and University.
The minimum qualification for this position is a doctoral degree by time of appointment.
Candidates will be evaluated on evidence of success in scholarly productivity, external funding of research, teaching competence in both in-person and online formats, and undergraduate teaching experience in health management and/or health leadership.
Applications must be submitted on-line through the University of Missouri website along with curriculum vita and letter of interest at: https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings (search for Job Opening 45292).
Applications submitted by February 17th will be guaranteed full consideration, though the committee will continue to consider applications after this date as long as the search remains open. For any questions, the Hiring Administrator, Aerin Melvin, for this position can be reached at: [email protected]
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the applicant.
The MU School of Health Professions (SHP) is the University of Missouri system’s only school of health professions and the state’s only public health program located on a health sciences campus. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of others. Every day, SHP faculty, staff, and students work towards changing lives through the integration of teaching, service and discovery. https://healthprofessions.missouri.edu/about/
With programs in rehabilitation, diagnostic and imaging sciences, public health. and social work, graduates of the School of Health Professions fill critical roles in health care. The school is comprised of eight departments and 14 disciplines, each with their own specialized accreditation processes. The school also hosts a satellite program of the University of Missouri-Kansas City College of Pharmacy.
Health professions account for more than 60 percent of the total U.S. health care workforce. Jobs in health professions are projected to grow at least through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The school is an important member of the University of Missouri Health System. Other members include the Sinclair School of Nursing, the School of Medicine, University Hospitals and Clinics and University Physicians.
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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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.