University of Missouri at Columbia: Faculty Positions
The University of Missouri at Columbia provides all the benefits of two universities in one – it’s a major land-grant institution and Missouri’s largest public research university.
To find out more about Mizzou, visit www.missouri.edu. Information regarding current tenure track and non-tenure track academic employment opportunities is available online. Under “Advanced Search”, select Job Family “Teaching & Research Faculty”.
Partial List of Job Openings
- American Politics
- Biological Science
- Chemical Engineering
- Comparative Politics
- Human Development & Family Studies
- Organizational Behavior/ Human Resource Management
- Psychological Sciences
- Public/Nonprofit Management
- Religious Studies
- Rural Sociology - Food Policy
- Structural Geology and Tectonics
- Wildlife Ecology
Considered one of the nation’s top-tier institutions, Mizzou has a reputation of excellence in teaching and research, and is the flagship campus of the University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 280 degree programs – including more than 75 online degree options – and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement in Teaching as a comprehensive doctoral institution with medical/veterinary.
MU is one of only six public universities in the country with Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Law all on one campus. Other degree-granting divisions include: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Arts and Science, Business, Education, Engineering, Health Professions, Human and Environmental Sciences, Journalism, Nursing, and Public Affairs.
MU offers many research opportunities, strong interdisciplinary campus culture, and collaborations with educational, governmental and corporate entities. The University of Missouri’s research facilities include: Interdisciplinary research centers for life sciences, health and aging; eight core research buildings and the most powerful university-operated nuclear research reactor in the U.S. Mizzou Advantage identifies four interdisciplinary focus areas: Food for the Future, Media of the Future, One Health/One Medicine, and Sustainable Energy.
Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with more than 33,000 students. Graduate enrollment is over 6000 and professional school enrollment is over 1000. Students hail from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 115 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, MU attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars, Missouri Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Nearly one-third of freshmen come from the top ten percent of their high school classes.
Citizens across the state connect to Mizzou by participating in Extension programs in every county, visiting MU Health Care specialists, competing in state competitions in MU facilities and by cheering on the Missouri Tigers at athletic events. A member of the Southeastern Conference, Mizzou features the state’s only division 1-A athletic program, where student-athletes in 20 sports compete at the highest level nationally.
With a population of over 100,000 and excellent quality of life, Columbia has been called one of America’s best places to live by Money magazine, MSN.com, and others. Mizzou is by far the largest employer in the area with more than 13,000 full-time employees.
MU is proud of the progress we’ve made towards our goal of becoming a fully diverse and welcoming community. Minority Access, Inc. recognized MU at its 2012 National Role Models Conference as one of 27 universities committed to diversity. More than just an EEO/affirmative action employer, MU has integrated diversity into our university strategic plan in recognition of the fact that diversity is integral to our success in teaching and research.
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last updated 31-Aug-2013