Assistant Professor

Job Description

Department of Surgery
Academic General Surgery – Bariatric Surgery/Minimally Invasive Surgery

Department of Surgery Division of General Surgery at the University of Missouri is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track or clinical-track). Promoted ranks higher than Assistant are negotiable contingent upon qualifications. This position will have joint appointments with University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and Harry S Truman VA Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. A fully functional, well equipped and staffed surgical services team is in place to quickly build a robust surgical practice.

This is a faculty position designated to pursue clinical and academic opportunities in General Surgery. The successful candidate should be Board Eligible or Board Certified. Advanced fellowship training in bariatric surgery and/or minimally invasive surgical procedures is required. Candidate must have an expertise in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedures.

Candidate should have demonstrated qualifications and strong emphasis on teaching surgical residents and fellows and maintaining a high quality residency training program. This position further requires the credentials to perform duties as a mentor for the Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program. Additional attributes considered important to this position include having proven leadership qualities, exceptional surgical technique, and interests in developing a research program.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please visit the MU web site at For additional information about the position, please contact the Assistant to the Chairman at