Assistant, Associate or Professor

Job ID 21945
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Missouri seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track/tenured positions at all ranks, with a preference for tenure-track at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2017. The newly formed EECS Department is expanding the systems and parallel computing areas that are aligned with the larger cross-disciplinary Big Data search in the College of Engineering (see The EECS Department annually hosts several NSF funded REU summer programs including smart networks, cloud computing and computational neuroscience.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field, demonstrated success in research, and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. For a candidate seeking a position at the level of associate or full professor, a record of attracting external research funding appropriate to their rank will be an important factor. Candidates with a strong research portfolio in systems, high performance parallel computing, computer architecture, reconfigurable computing, database, operating systems, networking, resource-aware computing, embedded systems, or hardware security, are especially encouraged to apply.

Other Information

Established in 1839, the University of Missouri-Columbia (UMC) is a nonprofit land grant academic institution that is recognized as one of the leading tier-one research and Carnegie-Doctoral-Research-Extensive institutions in the country with an endowment of over $850 million. UMC is the flagship public university in the state of Missouri with 35,400 students including 7,600 graduate and professional students and over 2,100 faculty and instructors. UMC has been a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) since 1908. The AAU is composed of 60 leading US (and 2 Canadian) universities that have jointly won more than 70 percent of the Nobel prizes awarded to American scientists. UMC is one of only six American universities with a breadth of academic units on a single campus that includes engineering, medicine, veterinary medicine, agriculture, business, law and journalism. Mizzou with 300,000 alumni is a $2.2 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. The values embraced by the UMC academic community are respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.


Salary will be 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.


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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 application. Be prepared to upload a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, a list of three to five professional references and CV. Questions should be addressed to: Dr. Yunxin Zhao, Search Committee Chair, College of Engineering, Department of EECS, 201 Naka Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211. Phone: (573) 884-0248, Fax: (573) 882-8318, Email:


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