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Assistant Professor, #00061042

Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, Missouri 65409
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science

Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO


The Department of Computer Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla seeks outstanding applicants for one or more tenure-track faculty positions in all areas of computer science at the Assistant Professor rank. Stronger candidates at higher ranks may be considered. Preference will be given to cyber-security, cyber-physical systems, data science, IoT, smart and connected health. Competitive salaries commensurate with the rank of the position and qualifications will be offered.

Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to high quality research and teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as service. Applicants should have demonstrated excellent record of research publications, external funding (for senior ranks), and evidence of high-quality teaching. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field.

The Department has 18 full-time faculty and awards BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science. Currently the Department has over 600 undergraduate and over 100 graduate students including over 40 PhD students. The enrollment at both levels is growing significantly. Research strengths of the Department include pervasive and mobile computing, security and privacy, big data analytics, wireless and sensor networking, cyber-physical systems, smart environments, and computational intelligence. The Department has currently more than $8M funding from NSF, NSA, ARL, AFRL, NIST, DOE, DOT, USDA, Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Department of Education, and industries such as Google. Opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration abound at several campus-wide research centers, including the Smart Living signature area.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities.  Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the 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 online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.

Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Interested applicants must apply via http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/ using Position Number 61042 and submit 1) a cover letter, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research and teaching interests and experience, and 4) complete contact information for four references. Acceptable electronic formats include PDF and MS word.

Review of applications will start from February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. More information about the position can be found at http://cs.mst.edu or by contacting the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Zhaozheng Yin at yinz@mst.edu.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Computer Science


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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Rolla, Missouri 65409

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