Under the new leadership of Dean Elizabeth Loboa, the College of Engineering (CoE) at the University of Missouri (MU) is hiring multiple tenure/tenure-track faculty in the area of Big Data Analytics. In today's information-centric world, data are becoming increasingly location based. Because of extensive networks of GPS satellites, high-resolution satellite and airborne imaging sensors (including UAV drones), wireless communication systems, and the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), it is possible to locate, identify, monitor, track, and correlate objects and people in space and time all over the world in very precise ways that were not possible until very recently.
Consequently, Geospatial Big Data (GBD) science / analytics is an integral part of many important research areas such as GIS / remote sensing, defense and security, cyber-physical systems (IoT), population dynamics and modeling, advanced geospatial data exploitation (machine learning, data mining/information retrieval, HPC systems), geospatial visualization, and heterogeneous information fusion. Accordingly, we invite applications for multiple faculty positions with demonstrated experience in GBD science / analytics. Applications for tenure-track/tenured positions are solicited.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in engineering (e.g. electrical, computer, civil), computer science, data science, or a closely related field. Candidates must have a strong background in the development and/or application of geospatial big data science / analytics. In addition, candidates with application domain experience in defense/security, GIS/remote sensing, and IoT are of particular interest.
Salary commensurate with Education and Experience.
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.
December 31, 2017 or until all positions are filled. Review of initial set applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until the closing date.
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