Associate/Full Professor (TT or NTT) & Chair – Department of Health Sciences

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

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Job Description

The Department of Health Sciences in the School of Health Professions at the University of Missouri invites applications and nominations for Chair. This will be an open rank position; the preferred candidate will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (TT or NTT). The Chair of the Department of Health Sciences leads a diverse team of award-winning faculty and staff members. Health Sciences is one of the fastest growing and the most popular undergraduate major at the University of Missouri. Department researchers are conducting important interdisciplinary work in the areas of public health, health policy, health services, and social determinants of health.

The ideal candidate will have leadership and development experience, a funded research agenda, and a national reputation in any of the areas of health professions. Prior experience should include program planning, personnel management, budgeting, and effective mentorship of faculty members.

The Department of Health Sciences serves the citizens of Missouri through its outstanding research, experiential learning, and education of students in the areas of public health, health disparities, health policy, and pre-professional preparation for a variety of health care disciplines.

The faculty members of this department value a collegial environment that supports interdisciplinary scholarship and the intellectual and professional growth of students, staff and faculty members. The Department of Health Sciences is one of seven departments in the School of Health Professions, a large and expanding school within the University of Missouri.

The City of Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live and work in the United States. This college city of 113,000+ residents has the best of both worlds – small-town convenience and warmth with urban sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see

For more information about the School of Health Professions and the Department of Health Sciences, see and .
Application Materials

Apply using the online application. Be prepared to upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, interested applicants are welcome to contact Hiring Committee Co-Chairs Dr. Michelle Teti at or Dr. Stacy Wagovich at .