Assistant, Associate or Professor of Energy for Sustainability

Columbia, MO
Jun 11, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 21925
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The University of Missouri (MU) College of Engineering (, under the leadership of Dean Elizabeth Loboa, is in the process of hiring up to 15 faculty positions at all ranks in the general field of Sustainability. This includes Energy for Sustainability. Research areas include, but are not limited to, energy production, conversion, storage, utilization and transportation, energy materials, renewable fuels, and energy economics and policy. Those with research interests complementing the current strengths at MU are especially encouraged.


Applicants should have earned the highest degree in a relevant discipline by the time of employment. Candidates should have a strong background in engineering, and/or physical, behavioral and social, sciences, or other areas related to Energy for Sustainability. The new faculty members may be hired jointly with other MU colleges/schools ( Each new hire will have a tenure home most relevant to her/his background. Successful candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to developing an active research program, while also demonstrating excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

Other Information

The University of Missouri is a Tier I research institution and one of only 60 public and private U.S. universities invited to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia as the first public university west of the Mississippi River. Today, with an enrollment of more than 35,000 students, 13,000 full-time employees and 300,000 alumni, Mizzou is a $2.2 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation.


Salary is commensurate with Education and Experience.

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.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Application Materials

Apply using the online system. Be prepared to upload a research plan, a teaching statement, a list of three to five professional references with contact information, and a CV.

For questions, please contact Professor Sanjeev Khanna, Energy for Sustainability Chair, Director of Midwest Industrial Assessment Center, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 at


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