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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Computer Science



Job description

Kansas City, MO

The Department of Computer Science Electrical Engineering (CSEE) within the School of Computing and Engineering (SCE) at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is seeking applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Computer Science at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Level (starting in August 2019).

The ideal candidates will have expertise in conducting research in Cybersecurity such as:

Cybersecurity: Data and networking infrastructure and integration activities tied to achieving higher levels of performance, reliability and predictability. Distributed ledgers and block chain, mobile and IoT security, eCommerce applications, and secure distributed and cloud computing. Data and information security and privacy (including privacy-preserving computing), and network security using Data Analytics.

The Computer Science (CS) research areas in the department are: Data Science, Databases and Big Data Analytics, Computer Security, Bioinformatics, Cloud Computing, Software Engineering, and Telecommunications and Computer Networks and the related areas. The candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or a closely related discipline, and preferably have earned their BS degree from an ABET-accredited program. The successful candidates will be expected to (1) have strong commitment to teach courses in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs; (2) develop and maintain an outstanding record of scholarly activity, including an externally-funded research program; (3) engage in departmental, school, and/or university service activities appropriate to the position; and (4) advance the goals and strategic plan of SCE and UMKC.

How to apply

To be considered, apply online at the UMKC online job posting page , scroll down and click on VIEW JOBS, then use the Job ID #28734 to find the Cybersecurity position posting. Will need to register if a new user of E-Recruit – the sign in button is at the right on the View Jobs webpage. Include a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research directions/objectives, statement of teaching experience/philosophy, and contact information of three references. For additional information contact Ms. Jane Vogl (, Assistant to the Dean, School of Computing and Engineering, subject: COMPUTER SCIENCE FAC SEARCH. Evaluation of applicants will commence on February 1, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

The CSEE Department offers BS (ABET accredited), MS, and PhD degrees. More information about SCE and the CSEE Department can be found at UMKC is located in the heart of Kansas City, a world-class engineering hub that is home to companies such as Cerner, Ericsson, IBM, DST, Garmin, and Honeywell that provide enriching educational partnerships for SCE students and faculty.

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