The Department of Computer Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position 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.
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.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computer science or a closely related field.
Publication in top tier venues.
Evidence of a strong publication record in top conferences or journals.
Evidence of scholarship in broad areas of artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, and natural language processing.
Demonstrated ability or potential to develop a high impact, externally funded research program.
Demonstrated ability or potential to excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Demonstrated ability or potential to mentor research of undergraduate and graduate students.
Demonstrated ability or potential to engage in professional and institutional service and leadership.
Evidence of ability to work effectively with diverse student, faculty, and staff populations.
Department/Program & College Description:
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 departmentâs 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. Our department has over $16 million in active research grants, including the interdisciplinary activities mentioned, and we contribute to active research and training grants totaling approximately $25 million.
Proposed Start Date:
August 16, 2022
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
09 Month Work Period
To apply for this position, please click on âApplyâ and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three Professional References
4) Statement of Research Interests and Statement of Teaching Interests and/or Philosophy (one document)
5) Statement of Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
Please attach all documents in the required documents section.
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.