Job ID: 131575

Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Missouri-Kansas City

  • Oct. 15, 2019
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
  • School of Computing and Engineering
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Kansas City, MO
  • Open until filled
  • Sep. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Civil Engineering

The School of Computing and Engineering (SCE) at the University of Missouri – Kansas City seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Civil Engineering within the school’s rapidly-growing Civil and Mechanical Engineering (CME) Department ( The position is a fullĀ­-time, academic year {9 month) appointment starting September 1, 2020. Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled.

The position, Job ID 31879, seeks applicants whose primary research areas include experimental and numerical aspects of Structural Engineering. Applicants are sought and will be prioritized according to how well they would complement and expand current CME research strengths in structural, water resources, geotechnical engineering, materials, and construction management. Successful candidates will be able to teach undergraduate Civil Engineering courses, and should have particular interest in teaching courses in structural engineering.

Interested candidates should apply online at the UMKC online job posting page , scroll down and click on VIEW JOBS, then use the position number to search for the position you are interested in. Use position Job ID 31879. You 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 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: STRUCTURAL FAC SEARCH.

Successful candidates will be expected to: (1) have a strong commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate engineering education; (2) teach courses in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs; (3) develop and maintain an outstanding record of scholarly activity, including an externally-funded research program; (4) engage in departmental, school, and/or university service activities appropriate to the position; and (5) advance the goals and strategic plan of SCE and UMKC. The CME Department offers ABET-accredited BS degrees, MS degrees, and participates in UMKC’s interdisciplinary PhD program. CME currently has 12 tenured or tenure track faculty members, nearly 30 teaching and adjunct faculty, over 330 undergraduate students, and over 75 graduate students. CME’s student body has grown by over 20% in the last five years, with further increases in enrollment expected for Fall 2020 and beyond. Numerous research programs within SCE will expand into the new Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center, a $32 million facility opening in Fall 2020. Among other state-of-the

  • UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

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Contact Information

  • Jane Vogl
    School of Computing and Engineering
    University of Missouri-Kansas City
    534 Flarsheim Hall
    5110 Rockhill Road
    Kansas City, MO 64110
  • 816-235-1496

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