Job Ad, 25/01/2023

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor (Teaching or Tenure Track) of Veterinary Neurology / Neurosurgery

Details about position, MU and Columbia are posted online at , Job # 44111. Review of applications will continue until suitable candidate is identified.

Job Description
The successful candidate will work with three current faculty members to enhance referral caseload and to train students and house officers in neurosurgery and neurology. Other teaching responsibilities will include classroom lectures and laboratories. The Comparative Neurology Program offers the opportunity for collaborative or independent basic, translational, and clinical research. This is a full-time, benefit eligible, 12 month/year appointment. Teaching or tenure track options are available depending on the qualifications and interests of the candidate. Distribution of effort between teaching, research, and service will depend upon whether a tenure track or teaching track option is chosen. Duties will also include:

• Provide clinical instruction of students (professional), interns, and residents in veterinary neurology and neurosurgery utilizing the caseload of the VHC.

• Contribute to the professional and graduate curriculum by participating in classroom and laboratory instruction. Opportunities for online instruction are possible.

• Represent the University, College, and VHC through outreach activities for animal-owning public, referring veterinarians, or other relevant stakeholders.

• Provide consultation to off-site, university-operated clinics.

• Participate with other faculty and house officers in after-hours call.

• Participate in the discovery process by participating in collaborative research and graduate/house officer research.

• Participate in faculty governance activities.

Distribution of effort will be based on the successful candidate’s qualifications, career goals, and the needs of the neurology & neurosurgery section.



Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement, career goals and the needs of the college. Communication skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments and letters of reference will also be considered in selection of a successful candidate. We are seeking a candidate with interest in practicing leading-edge medicine/surgery, who has a passion for teaching, and who may have potential to participate in multidisciplinary research and establish a sustainable research program.


Minimum Qualifications

• A Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree (such as VMD, BVSc)

• Diplomate status or eligibility for certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology/Neurosurgery) or completion of an approved neurology/neurosurgery residency training by start date.


Candidates will be evaluated on:

• Eligibility for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Missouri

• Professional, residency and graduate training

Applications must be submitted online: , job # 44111

Interested candidates should be prepared to attach:

1. a letter stating professional interests and career goals;

2. professional academic transcript(s);

3. contact information (including email addresses) for three references; and,

4. a curriculum vitae.


If you have questions about the online application process, please consult Human Resources web sites: email or call (573)882-7976.

Review of applications will continue until suitable candidate is identified.

Further Informatin available in the info flyer below