University of Missouri/MU Health Seeks Division Director - Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes

Columbia, Missouri
Jul 13, 2021
Position Type

Division Director of Endocrinology

The University of Missouri, School of Medicine/ MU Health

The University of Missouri is looking for a world-class clinician-scientist to lead the Division of Endocrinology. With a robust patient base and strong relationships with referring providers, division faculty improve the lives of Missourians with diabetes and metabolic disorders. This division has a powerful legacy of research excellence, with extramural funding enhanced by philanthropic support. With the full support of MU and MU Health, the next leader will further discovery and innovation while advancing the care of patients with diabetes and metabolic disorders.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership across all missions of our academic health center, in a unique and appealing environment. 


  • Ambulatory care and teaching in the recently-remodeled Cosmopolitan International Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, and the Harry S Truman VA Medical Center
  • Well-developed multidisciplinary clinics with Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery in our Ellis Fischel Cancer Center
  • Consultative procedural care available for patients with adrenal and pituitary disorders, and with obesity


  • Thriving Endocrinology fellowship program with demonstrable academic success, graduating three fellows annually
  • Internal Medicine and Internal Medicine/Pediatrics residency programs with a combined total of around 80 residents
  • School of Medicine with 128 students per class 


  • NIH-funded investigators in cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, with expertise in vascular remodeling, repair, and regeneration; bioenergetics; heart failure; precision nutrition and non-alcoholic fatty liver
  • The NextGen Precision Health building, set to open in fall 2021, is a state-of-the-art, 265,000-square-foot facility, designed to enable cardiovascular and metabolic disorders research as one of six focus areas
  • Current clinical trials conducted in the clinics and the Clinical Research Center which houses both inpatient and outpatient clinical trials, and a Clinical Translational Sciences Unit under development in the NextGen Precision Health building


  • The Division of Endocrinology is one of ten academic divisions in the Department of Medicine
  • University Hospital is situated on the main University of Missouri campus, with ready access to collaborators in other School of Medicine departments, such as Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, and Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
  • The School of Medicine and University Physicians have a strong partnership with MU Health Care, with executive oversight from the Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

About Our Community - Columbia

  • As a mid-sized university town, Columbia was ranked #6 in’s top 100 best places to live for 2019
  • Columbia’s central location and MU Health Care’s service area provides a population base supporting our clinical, educational, and research missions

The successful candidate will have

  • The potential to lead in a complex academic health system
  • A commitment to clinical care
  • A passion for education and research
  • A history of funded research as principal investigator
  • 5+ Years in a leadership role 
  • Board-certified in endocrinology

The successful candidate will be a

  • Humble, servant leader
  • Leader who understands and values the impact of their division and their leadership on the organization as a whole
  • Flexible and collaborative leader, who is skilled in communicating with stakeholders beyond their areas of direct responsibility, including current and potential donors.

Diversity Commitment

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.

Benefit Eligibility

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 :U.M. System Total Rewards Benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity

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