The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri invites applications for position in Spine. The Missouri Spine Center is a full-spectrum spine practice, caring for patients across the state of Missouri, and beyond. The Spine Center team treats those with spine deformities, as well as back and neck conditions. We take great pride in giving world-class care to our patients, teaching the next generation of doctors, and advancing spine surgical research.
Joining a large academic group practice offers many benefits:
· Lucrative Financial and Benefits Package
· Faculty appointment at rank of Professor, Associate or Assistant Professor
· Combination of Clinical and Academic Medicine
· Resources for clinical and basic science research
Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, was listed in the book 50 Fabulous Places to Raise Your Family and has consistently been recognized by national magazines such as Consumer's Digest and Money as one of the top places to live in the U.S. Most people who choose to reside in this college town of more than 110,000 residents think of it as having the best of both worlds – small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. With a remarkably low cost of living compared to many U.S. cities, Columbia allows for a lifestyle that you might that you might not find in other areas.
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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The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.
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MU Diversity Commitment
The University of Missouri is committed to cultural diversity. The broad range of life experiences, values, cultural practices and perspectives in our community establishes an institutional foundation for innovative learning and discovery. It further expands the university's ability to become a globally-recognized epicenter for education, research and entrepreneurship. It is expected that the successful candidate will share this commitment.
The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. Mizzou What is Mizzou? Learn about the history and traditions behind the name Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missour...i, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.