Assistant Research Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 191000 - Geosystems Research Institute
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties will involve participation as a key member of a team.  Personal duties will include large data analytics, decision analytics, and spatial analysis, mostly related to geospatial-based analysis, especially data collected from small and medium-sized unmanned aerial systems.  Based on recent projects, duties will focus on environmental and agricultural systems, including coastal watersheds, ecological systems along the Gulf of Mexico, utility right-of-ways, production farms, and forests.

Responsibilities will include writing competitive research proposals, publication of articles in peer-reviewed journals, dissemination at conferences, oral and written reports to funding sources, supervision of undergraduate and graduate students, and potential membership on graduate committees.  The position may involve teaching undergraduate and graduate classes.

The successful candidate will be expected to work with other faculty in the institute as well as the Office of Research and Economic Development to advance current research activities and investigate further research as needed. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Every person employed by the University is expected to meet high standards of professional integrity, collegiality and objectivity, and to further the goals of his/her unit(s) and the University. In addition, a person of research rank must have an appropriate degree, or its equivalent in training and experience; a strong commitment to higher education, and in particular to the mission of Mississippi State University; and a willingness to assume the responsibilities and obligations appropriate to a professional or faculty university employee.

In addition, the following is appropriate at this level.

To begin as an Assistant Research Professor:
The candidate will need an earned doctorate in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or closely related field, who possesses the potential for successful performance in research activity or creative achievement in a university environment and can contribute to the service of the unit, university, and/or profession. 

Instructions for Applying:

Apply by submitting a cover letter, vitae, and a copy of your transcript(s) 

Restricted Clause:

Position coupon funding availability. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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