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MizzouForward is a transformational effort to strengthen innovation in research disciplines that will move the needle in the university’s work to improve lives around the world—and it all begins with the right people. This first-of-its-kind initiative starts with an investment in up to 150 new world-class faculty hires over the next five years.
MizzouForward faculty recruitment will occur in three high-priority areas that will help us hone our research efforts, tackle grand challenges, align to institutional strengths and reach top-rank university status.
NextGen Precision Health
We’re seeking exceptional faculty to move MizzouForward in national health and scientific priority areas identified and related to our new Roy Blunt NextGen Precision Health Building. To further interdisciplinary collaboration, the university will focus on several areas of research.
New Frontiers in Science, Engineering, and Technologies
MizzouForward faculty will move the needle to meet grand challenges in science, engineering and technologies. To help support this effort, the university will focus on several areas of research.
Innovations in Social Science, Humanities, and the Arts
MizzouForward faculty will help advance innovation and address access in health and education and beyond. To help support this effort, the university will focus on several areas of research.
Interdisciplinary Materials Science
School of Medicine
- Carrie Nicholson – Mizzou Forward Project Manager, Senior Director Provost Office
- Anna Wiedermann – HR Director – Strategic Recruitment