Associate or Full Professor (all tracks) - Heart Failure Specialist

Columbia, MO

University of Missouri - Columbia (MU)

Job Description

The Department of Medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri is excited to announce the opportunity for a heart failure specialist to complement the existing strengths in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated successful track record in quality patient care and research (either clinical or basic science). He or she will be expected to participate in the care of heart failure patients and expand the heart failure program. Expertise on cardiac MRI desirable, but not required. Only candidates at Associate Professor or Professor level will be considered for this prestigious position.

This is a full-time position with attending staff privileges at the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia. This position involves administrative, teaching, clinical, and research activities of an academic division. All applicants must be board certified/board eligible in cardiovascular medicine, eligible for licensure in the State of Missouri, and work in the United States.

The University of Missouri School of Medicine is located in the beautiful, vibrant, and family-friendly college town Columbia, Missouri. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Interested individuals should apply online. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Zhenguo Liu via Alan Toigo at


All applicants must be board certified/board eligible in cardiovascular medicine, eligible for licensure in the State of Missouri, and work in the United States.

Application Materials

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

Diversity Commitment

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

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Vaccination Statement

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.

Posted: 06/24/2022