Columbia, MO
Apr 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

In the College of Engineering, we are embarking on a large-scale, multi-disciplinary hiring effort for approximately 50 new faculty members in the areas of Big Data Analytics, Biomedical Innovations, and Sustainability.

We invite you to apply for a tenured/tenure-track position in one of several areas within Big Data Analytics at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level starting August 15, 2017. Depending on your disciplinary background, you may be offered a joint position with another college/school, in an area such as Public Policy, Statistics, Business, Economics, or Architectural Studies. To be successful, you should have research expertise in:

Transportation Systems
o predictive traffic analytics
o intelligent transportation systems
o connected and autonomous vehicles
o freight modeling, travel demand modeling
o virtual reality and multi-modal simulators, or
Infrastructure sensing and management:
o next-generation infrastructure and environmental sensing
o civil engineering system informatics and cyber physical systems
o resilient infrastructure systems
o infrastructure health monitoring

Successful candidates will be expected:
• to become leaders in their field
• to build an externally funded research program
• to successfully mentor graduate students
• to develop and teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in these areas.


Applicants should have an earned doctorate in engineering with an emphasis in transportation or infrastructure; strong written and oral communication skills; and have a publication record in nationally recognized journals. Those with relevant postdoctoral experience are particularly encouraged to apply.


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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