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

Job Description

The College of Engineering at the University of Missouri is embarking on a large-scale, multi-disciplinary hiring effort for approximately 50 new faculty in the areas of Big Data Analytics, Biomedical Innovations, and Sustainability.

As part of this initiative, the Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions in several Big Data Analytics Application areas at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level starting August 15, 2017. Positions may be joint between the colleges/schools of Engineering, Business, Medicine, Nursing, and Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources depending on the disciplinary background of the applicant. Applicants should have a research expertise in the application of big data analytics to one of the following focus areas: 1) manufacturing / logistics; 2) supply chain / marketing; or 3) healthcare systems. Successful candidates will be expected to become leaders in their field, build an externally funded research program, and successfully mentor graduate students, as well as to develop and teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in these areas.


Applicants should have an earned doctorate in industrial engineering, operations research, or a data analytics related field; 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, paid time off, 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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