Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (T/TT) - Cardiovascular & Lymphatics Biology

Columbia, MO

University of Missouri - Columbia (MU)

Job Description

The Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant to Full Professor). The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree in physiology, pharmacology, or related fields and significant extramural funding. Preference will be given to candidates who (i) are able to integrate molecular and cellular approaches and apply basic findings to impact human health in an effective discovery-to-care continuum , (ii) will contribute to a culture of innovation, and (iii) can provide expertise that contributes to expansion of School of Medicine-wide programmatic initiatives in vascular biology, cardiac myocyte biology, and tissue repair research. Candidates with expertise in computational modeling and how inflammation, diabetes, cancer, aging, gut microbiome or gender regulates the cardiovascular system are also desirable. It is expected that the candidate will contribute to undergraduate, graduate and/or medical student educational initiatives and will direct a highly productive and collaborative research program that is maintained by continued significant extramural funding.


Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree in physiology, pharmacology, or related fields and significant extramural funding.

Application Materials

Complete online application and be prepared to upload a CV.

Benefit Eligibility

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

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Posted: 06/24/2022