Multiple Tenure Track Positions

  • Professional
  • Ames, IA
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: September 25, 2021

Iowa State University
Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University seeks outstanding applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are looking for candidates in all areas of Computer Science who complement and expand our current research strengths, including but not limited to, broad areas of artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, and natural language processing, computer networks, computer security, embedded, real-time and autonomous systems, high-performance computing, mobile computing, and operating systems.

The Department of Computer Science resides in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and a brand-new M.S. degree in Artificial Intelligence. The department is proud to be one of the founding departments for the B.S. in Software Engineering, B.S. in Data Science, Data Science Minor and Certificate along with the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. We are active in interdepartmental graduate programs in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Human-Computer Interactions, and Information Assurance.

The department participates in many interdisciplinary research collaborations, including partnerships with faculty in bio-sciences, mathematical sciences, and engineering. The Department of Computer Science has 37 faculty professionals, 684 B.S. students, 56 M.S. students, and 128 Ph.D. students. Most of the department’s Ph.D. students are supported by research or teaching assistantships. We have strong research and educational programs in Algorithms and Complexity, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Databases, Data Mining, Information Assurance, Programming Languages, Molecular Programming, Multimedia Systems, Networks, Operating Systems, Robotics, and Software Engineering.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and sustaining a strong research program; developing collaborative and interdisciplinary research; publishing in top venues; supervising outstanding graduate students; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and enhancing ISU through professional and institutional service. We are interested in exceptional candidates that can expand our research profile in new research areas.

We are seeking candidates who share in our mission of achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion. In the Department of Computer Science, and at the University as a whole, we translate the values of diversity and inclusion into action by seeking a diverse faculty and by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, staff, and constituents.

We are accepting applications starting July 16, 2021. To ensure full consideration of your application, please submit all materials no later than October 1, 2021.

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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.