Open Rank Tenured/Tenure Tack Faculty Positions, Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders, University of Missouri

The Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Missouri has exceptional resources to support clinical research on autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. Laboratory and state-of-the-art neuroimaging facilities, strong research cores, and biomedical informatics are linked to clinical care in a highly integrated campus. Moreover, the Thompson Center is home to a well-established research and training cores from which to launch effectiveness trials, implementation and dissemination research, and other community-oriented patient-centered outcomes research. This opportunity presents unique opportunities for scientists with Ph.D. and/or MD/DO degrees who:

  • Exemplify team science approaches into the biological basis, neuroimaging, genetics, cell biology, etc., diagnosis, disease progression, treatment (defined broadly to include behavioral treatments, drug discovery, drug repurposing, therapies, assistive devices, etc.), comparative effectiveness, and health policy relevant to autism and other cognitive and related neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Are eager to use animal models that can leverage our current strengths in veterinary research and the abilities we uniquely have at Mizzou. With expertise and interest in dissemination and implementation of research. Can leverage the exceptionally strong state-wide relationships and training infrastructure at the Thompson Center and the university’s Extension program. Will conduct research using state-of-the-art neuro-imaging equipment and establish team science collaborations with imaging faculty experts and staff offered by NextGen. Would benefit from access to a large and highly engaged patient population at the Thompson Center would be especially well suited to these positions. Are eager to join and contribute to our mission to create a more inclusive and diverse scientific community.
  • Clinician scientists who span both clinical care and basic science approaches are ideal candidates. 
  • Clinician Scientists can expect up to 20% clinical time, with the remaining time made up of established research funding and dedicated start-up time.

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