Posted until filled, with review of applicants to begin February 1, 2018
Full Time/Part Time
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the communications and signal processing area. Areas of particular interest include wireless communications, distributed sensor networks, speech and image processing, machine vision, artificial intelligence, and their applications to cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things (IoT), smart and connected communities, and robotics and unmanned vehicles. We anticipate the candidate will have many opportunities to collaborate with other faculty in the communications and signal processing area, with faculty in the department in other areas like controls, power, EMC, embedded systems, cybersecurity, and with faculty throughout the University. Candidates who seek out and welcome collaboration are encouraged to apply.
The ECE department has 35 faculty members, 460+ undergraduate and 285+ graduate students, and research expenditures of approximately $4.8M/year. The department is known for its outstanding curricula, collaborative research, and collegial faculty mentoring program. More information about the department and campus can be found at http://ece.mst.edu/ .
A Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent and a record of scholarly research and professional activities are required. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to initiate research programs, show commitment to high-quality teaching, and exhibit potential for outstanding achievements in research, teaching and service. Position is open until filled and review of applications will begin Feb. 1, 2018. Questions can be directed to Dr. Y. Rosa Zheng ( firstname.lastname@example.org ), chair of the search committee.
Interested candidates should submit an electronic application to Missouri S&T Human Resources at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/ . All submitted application materials must have the position reference #00030890 in order to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats include PDF and Word. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.
Applications must include:
A cover letter.
A detailed curriculum vitae.
A statement of research that describes the interests and experiences of the applicant, articulates plans for initiation of a research program, and explains how this program will complement or leverage existing strengths of the ECE department and Missouri S&T.
A statement of teaching interests, experience, and goals, as related to existing and new courses.
Complete contact information for five references.
Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the nation's leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities, and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration, industrial and organizational psychology, and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, but small enough for individuals to stand out. More information about the campus can be found at http://www.mst.edu/. Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
A Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent and a record of scholarly research and professional activities are required.
Areas of particular interest include wireless communications, distributed sensor networks, speech and image processing, machine vision, artificial intelligence, and their applications to cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things (IoT), smart and connected communities, and robotics and unmanned vehicles.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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