Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science (Position Number 61042)
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.

Interested applicants must apply via http://hraadi.mst.edu/hr/employment/ 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.

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer. Females, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.


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.