ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR, #, #

Posted on Nov 18, 2018 by Missouri University of Science and Technology

Rolla, MO 65401
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Job Title

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR, #, #

Job ID

27964

Location

Rolla

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Hiring Department

Computer Science

Application Deadline

Open until filled, with review of applications to begin November 25, 2018

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time (1.0 FTE)

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri is seeking outstanding applicants for multiple open-rank tenure-track/tenured (TT) faculty positions in all areas of Computer Science. Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to the department's areas of strength such as cyber-physical systems, cyber security, data science, and artificial intelligence. Competitive salary commensurate with the rank and qualifications of the candidates will be offered.

Successful candidates will be expected to have strong commitments to (a) contributing to the departmental and college research efforts, (b) high-quality teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, (c) service in the applicant's professional community and our institution, and (d) increasing the diversity of both the student body and faculty. Applicants should have demonstrated excellence in research and evidence of potential for excellence in external funding, high-quality teaching, service, and increasing diversity. Additionally, senior candidates should have demonstrated excellence in external funding and high-quality teaching. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field by the appointment start date. Candidates from national labs or industry with a strong research record coupled with academic experience are encouraged to apply as well.

Missouri S&T's Department of Computer Science has a proud 50+ year history of positively impacting society through ground-breaking research, and advancing the quality and breadth of its educational mission, granting an ABET-accredited BS, as well as MS and PhD degrees. An active recruitment strategy has resulted in the department now being one of the largest on campus, with over 800 students. Special emphasis on recruiting students from under-represented groups has been highly successful: for instance, the number of female students has grown significantly over the last five years. Research expenditures have grown about 37% from 2014 to 2017, with a wide variety of federal and industrial sponsors. The department has 4,383 successful and engaged alumni, and is strongly supported by the Academy of Computer Science, a 40-member organization dedicated to developing key programs of the department with financial support, and active engagement and advocacy. The department also has an active Industrial Advisory Board that provides feedback to ensure the curriculum remains relevant to industry and that our graduates have the capability to apply CS principles in innovative ways, and to provide financial support. The department is particularly proud that nearly a thousand recruiters sought Computer Science graduates last academic year, including multiple national labs with whom we have long-established hiring pipelines as well as funded research collaborations.

Further details on required and desired attributes, skills and characteristics of the successful candidate, and the department's visions and strategic plan, activities, and research may be found at: .

Missouri S&T's Department of Computer Science, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work life balance of its faculty and staff (see ). Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) a teaching statement, 5) a diversity statement, and 6) complete contact information for at least four references to Missouri S&T's Human Resources Office at: using Job Opening Reference Number 27964. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must apply by November 25, 2018. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Daniel Tauritz, at: (see application details) .

Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities with 98 degree programs in 39 disciplines. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility and impactful careers!

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field by the appointment start date.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to the department's areas of strength such as cyber-physical systems, cyber security, data science, and artificial intelligence.

Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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.

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim's educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.

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Reference: 559142177

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