We are recruiting faculty members to contribute to our mission of improving the health of Missourians while creating exemplary care environments for effective teaching of medical students and resident physicians.
It’s an exciting time to join the our faculty!
Our department is thriving and has been ranked as one of the Top 10 in the country for more than 25 years. Family Medicine physicians and residents staff 10 community-based clinics, with five in rural areas, serving 65,000 patients in more than 160,000 annual patient visits. Our research educational pipeline is robust and focused on developing the next generation of primary care researchers.
We have highly motivated, collaborative and intelligent faculty members with diverse interests and advanced skills in a variety of investigative designs and analyses applicable to family medicine research. We want to expand our research enterprise and are searching for candidates to fill three new positions:
- Professor Clinical Family and Community Medicine
- Faculty Director of Practice Based Learning Network
- Health Services Researcher
- Implementation Scientist
MU Family and Community Medicine research faculty are supported by a strong infrastructure that includes administrative staff, grants management, data analysis, informatics and a department librarian. Qualified candidates with a history of major funding will be eligible for tenure track positions and start-up funding to contribute to their success.
Throughout our department’s 45-year history, our efforts to discover and share family medicine knowledge and technology have impacted physicians’ approach to primary care and improved health for patients. We invite you to come to MU to help us harmonize expertise in clinical care, research, and education, as we continue to create amazing innovations that benefit physicians, patients and health care across the nation.
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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor or Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
Primary responsibilities are clinical practice with opportunities for medical student and residency teaching, including inpatient adult and pediatric care and/or obstetrical care.
Qualifications: MD or DO
Faculty Director of Practice Based Learning Network (Associate Professor/Professor)
MU Family and Community Medicine seeks an experienced researcher to help us build a Practice-Based Learning Network that will focus on clinical innovation to achieve the quadruple aim. Department faculty and residents staff 10 family medicine community-based clinics, with five in surrounding rural areas. Initially the Practice-Based Learning Network will be built to serve our health system, but the long-term goal for this newly designed network is to serve the entire state of Missouri. Candidates may have PhD or MD research credentials, but should have experience in building and leading practice-based research networks. Qualified candidates with a history of major funding will be eligible for tenure track positions and start-up funding to contribute to their success.
Health Services Researcher (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor)
MU Family and Community Medicine seeks an experienced health services researcher who will help us to discern and evaluate trends in primary care practice, and also contribute to harmonizing research with our clinical and education missions to support clinical innovation. This position will leverage state-based and EHR data including patient data from our 10 suburban and rural practices, as well collaboration with the Greater Plains Collaborative big data sets from multiple states. Priorities for the health services researcher should be clinical innovation, evaluation, and process improvements for Primary Care/Family Medicine practices in the 21st century. Qualified candidates (MD, PhD) with a history of major funding will be eligible for tenure track positions and start-up funding to contribute to their success.
Implementation Scientist (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor)
MU Family and Community Medicine seeks an experienced primary care implementation scientist. The successful candidate should be committed to harmonizing our substantial expertise in clinical care, research and education with the goal of sparking innovation that improves primary care delivery and achieves the quadruple aim. Ten community-based family medicine clinics staffed by our faculty and residents, with five in surrounding rural areas, form a rich laboratory for implementation science. Priorities for the implementation scientist should be clinical innovation, evaluation, and process improvements for Primary Care/Family Medicine practices in the 21st century. Qualified candidates (MD, PhD) with a history of major funding will be eligible for tenure track positions and start-up funding to contribute to their success.
The University of Missouri and the Department of Family and Community Medicine are fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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