The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Iowa ( https://ece.engineering.uiowa.edu ) invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the area of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)/Internet of Things (IoT) to begin in spring 2019 or fall 2019.
This position requires a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline, with CPS/IoT expertise in one or more of the following areas: virtual reality/augmented reality, artificial intelligence/machine learning, embedded systems, sensor networks, security, privacy, low-power computer architecture, or software engineering. Required qualifications include a strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring students in the area of Computer Science and Engineering , potential to develop an internationally recognized research program, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to work towards a welcoming and inclusive environment. Desirable skills include a previous record of successful development of CPS/IoT systems.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate actively in the university-wide multidisciplinary Informatics Initiative encompassing research and education. The faculty candidate will complement existing University of Iowa expertise and help form the core of this initiative.
The University of Iowa understands the link between diversity and excellence in education. We embrace our responsibility to create a welcoming and inclusive campus culture so that all community members are able to unlock their own potential and be prepared for their future. Faculty members in the College of Engineering contribute to this mission in all areas of faculty effort by designing curricula, research programs, and engagement opportunities that advance understanding of diversity and emphasize the value of global citizenship. As part of the application, candidates are required to provide a Commitment to Diversity Statement that provides their perspective on the educational challenges faced by underrepresented and disadvantaged populations and describes their past, current and planned future efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in alignment with the University of Iowa's mission and values in the areas of teaching, research mentoring and broader impacts, or other professional service.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.