University of Missouri

Job Title

Open Rank- Assistant/Associate or Full Professor


School of Information Science & Learning Technologies


Opening Date: 09/06/2021
Closing Date:  12/31/2021

Job Description

The School of Information Science & Learning Technologies is searching for a faculty member to join our team who shares our commitment to high impact research, teaching excellence, exceptional service to students, interdisciplinary collaboration with academic programs and industries, and continuous quality improvement in an environment of civility and respect.

Job Duties

Applicants for the position should provide evidence of research expertise and external funding in one or more of the following key areas:
  • User experience (UX) design research; Usability; Human computer interface; Human-centered design
  • Information management (specifically technical approaches such as managing data structures/data bases, improving search algorithms and relevancy/accuracy)
  • Information and data representation, particularly in regard to interface design, product development, and working within an information and technology ecosystem


  • Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in a relevant field, by the time of appointment
  • Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors (commensurate with rank)
  • Strong record of garnering and participating on external funded projects
  • Proven record of high-quality research publications
  • Experience in directing research labs, centers, or similar facilities
  • Ability to teach courses consistent with SISLT instructional needs
  • Ability to advise and provide research supervision to graduate students, and serve on dissertation committees for other students within SISLT

Supplementation Information

Beginning Review Date: Formal review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

Benefit Eligibility: This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment: The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256. To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

How to Apply

Apply on-line at


  1. a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position,
  2. evidence of scholarly quality and productivity,
  3. evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews)
  4. evidence of experiences in generating external funding, and
  5. names and contact information for three reference in the Attachments section of the application.

Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.

Please contact Dr. Denice Adkins, Search Committee Chair [email protected] or 573-884-9804 for questions about the position.


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