The Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri -Columbia is seeking a forensic pathologist. The duties of this position include Medical Examiner on a rotating basis, teaching residents, medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students.
The Medical Examiner's office serves 30-35 other counties in Missouri in addition to being the Medical Examiner Office for Boone and Callaway counties. The total workload is around 500 forensic cases and 70 hospital cases a year. Our plan is to share this workload with three pathologists to allow for flexible scheduling, teaching and publications/advancing forensic and autopsy pathology. The Department has a 12 member ACGME-accredited residency program plus 3 to 4Post Sophomore Fellows each year. We teach medical student classes in histology and are facilitators for medical student patient/problem based learning (PBL). We have a well-received undergraduate class in Forensic Pathology and Death Investigation. There are opportunities within the university to work with other faculty from the medical school and the broader campus, including those from Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Law, and Journalism.
Columbia Missouri, the fastest growing city in Missouri with a current population of over one hundred and twenty thousand, is a mostly wooded area located where the Ozark Mountains begin to transform to plains. It is a college town, home to the University of Missouri (Mizzou), Columbia College, and Stephens College. Other nearby colleges include Westminster College, Central Methodist University and several community colleges. The public schools in Columbia are very good. With the University of Missouri HealthCare there is comprehensive tertiary and quaternary specialty medical care. The successful candidate will also be an attending physician at University Hospital. There are numerous opportunities for attending sporting events and concerts in Columbia in addition to events in St Louis and Kansas City. The cost of living is low and Columbia is ranked highly among places to live.
Prospective candidates must have an MD, DO, or MD/PhD, be qualified for an unrestricted Missouri medical license, and be board certified/eligible in forensic pathology by the time of appointment.
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, a current CV, and a list of at least three references.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits 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 http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is 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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.
To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.
EEO IS THE LAW
To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution with a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. Mizzou What is Mizzou? Learn about the history and traditions behind the name Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missour...i, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.