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Open-Rank Faculty Positions in Computer Science
Missouri University of Science and Technology
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 can be found here, and the department's visions and strategic plan, activities, and research may be found at: https://cs.mst.edu.
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 http://hr.mst.edu). 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: http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/ 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, impactful careers!
Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of 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. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The university participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.