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Vice Chair of Research, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Company: University of Missouri School of Medicine
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 28, 2024

Job Description:

Vice Chair of Research

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Associate or Professor Rank

Tenured-Tenure Track

The University of Missouri School of Medicine (MU SOM), Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine is seeking an innovative and motivated Vice Chair of Clinical Research to create and sustain a culture of research within the department. The Vice Chair of Clinical Research will be provided opportunities to mentor clinical faculty, collaborate with various departments across campus, and build a robust clinical research program. The successful candidate may also be eligible for the Russell D. and Mary B. Shelden Missouri Chair in Anesthesiology.

Looking to the future we have recently made a huge investment in research, particularly in the fields of cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, and neurosciences. For example, the NextGen Precision Health Institute is a $220 million, 265,000 square-foot research facility in which scientists and clinicians can collaborate with experts across various disciplines. The institute is equipped for every step of the translational research process and houses a MAGNETOM Terra 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner, PET/CT, Cryo-EM and high-resolution electron microscopy, Clinical Translational Science Unit, Integrated informatics and data analytics spaces, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) spaces for pilot-scale manufacturing, and clean rooms for tissue engineering and device fabrication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and develop an anesthesia-focused clinical research program
  • Collaborate with basic scientists and clinicians within MU SOM as well as various colleges across MU campus Candidates Will Be Evaluated On:
    • Secure NIH funding or other extramural funding
    • Produce high-impact publications Qualifications:
      • PhD, MD/DO, PhD/MD, or PhD/DVM with focus on anesthesia in one or more of the following areas:
        • Pharmacology & Physiology
        • Biochemistry
        • Bioengineering
        • Cardiovascular
        • Cancer
        • Neurosciences Candidates Will Be Evaluated On:
          • Demonstrated track record of obtaining extramural funding Employees of the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Healthcare are eligible for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

            Our Community

            Columbia is rated by Forbes magazine as the fifth best small city for business and careers in America and is consistently rated a top place to live by Money Magazine, boasting a low cost of living, a vibrant community, and nationally renowned public schools. Columbia is an ideal college town that combines small-town comforts, and community spirit, with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Our community is energetic and engaged, packed with restaurants and entertainment venues, and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

            Benefit Eligibility

            This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefit 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 U.M. System Total Rewards Benefits

            Our Values Commitment

            We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

            In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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