Columbia, MO
Feb 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The College of Engineering (CoE) at the University of Missouri (MU) is hiring multiple faculty members in the area of Computational/Systems Biology and Bio Big Data. These tenure-track/tenured positions specialize in computational biology, systems modeling, or informatics, with applications for large scale biological datasets. We are particularly interested in individuals incorporating quantitative approaches in their research to address fundamental questions at the interface of engineering and the life sciences.

The successful candidate will establish a research program that complements our existing strengths, develops cross-disciplinary collaborations, and attracts federal funding.  These new hires will have the potential to hold interdisciplinary joint positions with the other colleges/schools at the University of Missouri, starting Fall 2017.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. either in Engineering, Computer/Data Science, or a quantitative field in the Life Sciences; demonstrated success in interdisciplinary research; and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. 


Salary commensurate with Education and Experience.

Application Materials

Applicants need to complete the online application.  Be prepared to submit a research plan, a teaching statement, a list with contact information for three to five professional references, and a CV.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving  the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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