University of Missouri - Clinical Instructor/Assistant Teaching Professor of Veterinary Radiology

Date Posted: 
October 09, 2012 - January 07, 2013

Contact Person: Please contact Dr. Cristi Cook, 573-882-7821 if you have questions about the position.

Clinical Instructor/Assistant Teaching Professor of Veterinary Radiology

The University of Missouri Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery seeks applications for a faculty position in radiology (assistant teaching professor or clinical instructor). The faculty member will join an energetic, collegial imaging program consisting of 4 boarded radiologists and a double boarded radiologist/radiation oncologist, 2 residents and 4 technicians in operation of busy small/large animal diagnostic radiology service in a modern veterinary medical teaching hospital. Out-of-Hospital imaging services will also be a part of this job description.

Clinical service and related instruction constitute 80-90% of assignment. Remaining time devoted to didactic teaching, professional development, and/or clinical investigation. Expected to contribute to College’s overall goals through teaching, clinical service, collaborative research and outreach. This is a full-time, 12 month appointment.

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree; successful completion of a residency in veterinary diagnostic radiology and eligibility for specialty board certification (ACVR or ECVDI); and eligibility for professional licensure (faculty license or regular license) as a veterinarian in the State of Missouri.

Candidates will be assessed based upon educational and professional achievement. Communication skills, experience working effectively in diverse environments and letters of reference will all be considered in selection of a candidate. Potential for candidate to work within the framework of the diagnostic radiology service will be assessed. Applicants should be prepared to prove eligibility to be employed in this position in accordance with all applicable laws.

Application materials must be submitted online at Interested candidates should be prepared to attach:

  1. a letter stating professional interests and career goals;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. professional transcript(s); and
  4. contact information (including email addresses) for three references.

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

Please contact Dr. Cristi Cook, 573-882-7821 if you have questions about the position. Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified. Initial appointment will begin as soon as an acceptable candidate can be identified and hired.

Our Campus and Our Community

MU’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a state-of-the-art teaching and medical services facility for companion animals as well as livestock. Columbia, MO is an ideal location for such a teaching hospital. The population of central Missouri and reasonable proximity to St. Louis and Kansas City provide for a robust small animal emergency and referral caseload. Missouri is a strong agricultural state with large numbers of horses, cattle, hogs, and poultry.

MU is a national leader in comparative medicine, in which researchers collaborate by sharing discoveries, innovations and treatments for humans and animals. Unique campus resources create a synergy to conduct high-quality research and practice cutting-edge medicine. For more about this special place and out impact on Missouri, the nation and the world, go to:

MU is a nationally competitive, global university. Many states fund separate research and land-grant universities, but Missouri combines those roles at its flagship institution. MU is both a land-grant university with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri’s largest public research university. Mizzou is one of only five universities nationwide that offers law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus.

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Five areas are especially strong and growing at Mizzou: Food for the Future; One Health, One Medicine; Media of the Future; Sustainable Energy; and Disruptive and Transformational Technologies. Collectively these areas are called the Mizzou Advantage, a campus wide plan to build on exciting opportunities.

Mizzou Advantage - One Health, One Medicine offers unmatched opportunities for collaboration in animal and human health. It is Missouri’s major public research university with the state’s only College of Veterinary Medicine; Colleges of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Engineering and Human Environmental Sciences; Bond Life Sciences Center; Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions; and the most powerful university research reactor in the country. The initiative also connects with research and instruction in health care delivery, policy, business models, medical ethics and the culture of healthy living.

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Studies consistently rank Columbia as a top city in which to live for educational facilities, health care, technological savvy, economic growth, and cultural opportunities. The cost of living is still affordable, whether you prefer an apartment in the city, a farm on a country road or a family home near a top notch school. With a population of 108,500, Columbia is located in the heart of Missouri on Interstate 70. Delta Airlines connects Columbia Regional Airport with their Memphis hub, and we have easy access to international airports in both St. Louis and Kansas City.

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The University of Missouri-Columbia is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator at (573) 884-7278.