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Help Change the Future of Health

We are building the infrastructure needed to accelerate the journey from bench research to accessible patient care. NextGen Precision Health is designed to be a multidisciplinary initiative that will build knowledge and collaboration across all disciplines, helping researchers achieve their lifelong goal of delivering real technology that can change lives for the better.

If you are interested in being part of a productive collaborative team, we invite you to apply for a tenure-track/tenured position at the assistant, associate or full professor level. Research positions will fall under six scientific pillars: Cancer; Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders; Neuroscience; Population Health; Basic and Emerging Research; and Health Care Delivery. Research within these pillars may target topics such as:

  • Addictions
  • Aging and informatics
  • Animal genomics and genetic engineering
  • Big data analytics
  • Biomedical innovations
  • Bioterrorism
  • Chronic disease management and eldercare
  • Clinical trials
  • Comparative medicine and oncology
  • Data science and informatics
  • Health disparities
  • Health risks and disease burden reduction
  • Immunotherapy for cancer
  • Infectious and emerging disease
  • Integrated reproduction and health
  • Metagenomics and big data
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Radiopharmarceuticals
  • Rare diseases
  • Reproductive biology
  • Virology

MU specifically invites and encourages applications from qualified women and members of groups underrepresented in science. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA employer firmly committed to fostering ethnic, racial and gender diversity in our faculty.

Faculty interested in open positions, direct your inquiry here:  MizzouForward.

Staff and students interested in open positions, direct your inquiry here:  MU Human Resources.

MU students interested in conducting undergraduate research, please contact the MU Office of Undergraduate Research.

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About the University of Missouri

The University of Missouri, located in Columbia, is a public land-grant research university and a proud member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, a group of the top research universities in the country. With an enrollment of over 30,000 students, Mizzou is a $2.2 billion global enterprise, with areas of strength in media, agriculture and plant science, human and animal health, sustainable energy and more. 

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