ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR, #00075310 more...
Location:Rolla, MO
Company:Missouri University of Science and Technology
First posted:November 19, 2020
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Job Title

ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR, #00075310

Job ID

31628

Location

Rolla

Full/Part Time

Part-Time

Hiring Department

Center for Intelligent Infrastructure

Application Deadline 

Posted until filled

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Job Description

The Center for Intelligent Infrastructure at Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly University of Missouri-Rolla) seeks to expand its research capabilities in autonomous inspection and maintenance of civil infrastructure (e.g., bridges and tunnels) by inviting applications for a non-tenure research faculty position.  The appointment is anticipated to be made at the research assistant or associate professor level, depending on candidates' background and experience.  The estimated start date is November 15, 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the potential to establish and grow a strong research program and reach a high level of scholarly excellence.  Candidates must have an earned undergraduate degree in electrical/mechanical/computer/systems engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program or equivalent, and an earned Ph.D. in the same engineering discipline or a closely related field.  Superior communication and interpersonal skills, leadership capabilities, the ability to engage in collaborative and interdisciplinary research, and the ability to motivate and inspire undergraduate and graduate students are also required attributes.  Hands-on experience in system integration and robotics research experience in platform mechanics, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) navigation and guidance in GPS blind environment, aerodynamic stability, satellite communication system, and wireless data transmission and certification, are required.  Licensure as a UAV pilot is required or must be attained within 6 months of appointment.

The Center for Intelligent Infrastructure has recently been established at Missouri University of Science and Technology in recognition of nation's growing interests in infrastructure research using advanced technologies such as robots, multi-robot collaboration and optimization for inspection, remote sensing, nondestructive evaluation, structural health monitoring, data analytics, and asset management.  The Center currently has expertise in civil engineering, computer science, economics, electrical engineering, engineering management and systems engineering, power engineering, and multi-hazards engineering (earthquake, tornado, flood, etc.).  Its current research programs are focused on the preservation, safety, resilience, and sustainability of transportation infrastructure systems.  The Center is envisioned to extend its autonomous inspection and maintenance capabilities from bridges to other infrastructures such as dams, building, levees, offshore platforms, pipelines, power plants, roads, transmission towers, and tunnels.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with interdisciplinary research teams across campus, including the Tier I University Transportation Center (see (please use the apply button below) ), Mid-America Transportation Center (see (please use the apply button below) ), the National Center for Transportation Infrastructure Durability and Life-Extension, the Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies (see (please use the apply button below) ),  the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold Formed Steel Structures (see (please use the apply button below) ), the Intelligent Systems Center (see (please use the apply button below) ), and the Materials Research Center (see (please use the apply button below) ).  The Center and the University offer a lively and dynamic, international research and education environment.

Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and goals, and complete contact information for five references to the Missouri University of Science and Technology's Human Resource Office at (please use the apply button below) using Job Reference Number 31628.  Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted.  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Missouri S&T 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 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.  Additional information about the university is available at (please use the apply button below) .

Comments

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.

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