The University of Iowa Computer Science Department invites applications for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions effective August 2022. Instructional track, visiting, and/or postdoctoral positions may also be available. The Department offers the BA, BS, MCS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science, the BA, BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Informatics, the BSE degree in Computer Science & Engineering (jointly with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) and the BS degree in Data Science (jointly with the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science).
We seek creative and collaborative scholars from all areas of Computer Science interested in working in a collegial, supportive, and multidisciplinary environment. We are seeking candidates with research interests that align or intersect with the Department's current strengths in (i) artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, and data science; (ii) theory and algorithms; (iii) systems, networks, security, privacy, and anonymity; (iv) HCI and virtual/augmented reality; (v) programming languages, compilers, automated reasoning, formal methods, and software engineering; and (vi) applications of computer science (especially healthcare), although all are welcome to apply.
Candidates must hold a PhD in computer science or a closely related discipline at time of appointment. Successful candidates must demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence in the environment of a major research university. Prior record of scholarly publication in leading venues and prior teaching experience are desirable. Responsibilities include conducting cutting-edge research in the candidate's area of expertise, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate student research, and making service and outreach contributions to the Department, the College, the University, and the discipline.
How to Apply:
Applications should include a CV, research and teaching statements (for tenure-track positions), and contact information for three references. To apply online, visit Computer Science Faculty Application Portal. Applications received by January 15, 2022 are assured of full consideration.
With just over 30,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference since 1899, and an Association of American Universities member since 1909. The University is known for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities.
Located in Iowa City, an urbanized area of 170,000 people that is widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities, the University offers over 200 majors and has an annual externally funded research budget of over $500M.
The Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.