Assistant Professor

  • Professional
  • Ames, Iowa
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Expires on: March 31, 2024

Iowa State University
Computer Science

The Department of Computer at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, seeks outstanding applicants for up to four tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are specifically looking for candidates in theoretical computing, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, classical, and post-quantum cryptography to start on Aug 16, 2024.

This position is part of a strategic initiative to build Iowa State’s research strength and degree programs in key areas, including cybersecurity.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 2, 2024, but will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information about requirements and application instructions, please refer to

ISU Department of Computer Science offers an extensive suite of undergraduate and graduate programs, including degrees in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Data Science, and Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. Being integral in initiating numerous degrees, such as the B.S. in Software Engineering and Data Science, it prides itself on active participation in interdepartmental initiatives. With over 1,700 students across different levels and a faculty strength of 38, the department fosters a robust academic environment.

We are dedicated to work-life balance through an array of flexible policies. We are responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email