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The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Requisition # 74262 Position Basics
Type of Position TENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on: Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
College: College of Engineering
Department: Industrial Engineering
Salary: Commensurate
Position Details
Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
Position Description: Building on our strengths in Engineering with artificial intelligence and data science, the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or related areas in either the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering or Industrial and Systems Engineering to begin in the Fall of 2022. Candidates advancing any area related to data analytics, machine learning, or artificial intelligence will be considered, including the advancement of theory, the development of methods, or the applications of these technologies. The rank of assistant professor is targeted, but all ranks will be considered.

The University of Iowa offers an exceptional environment for interdisciplinary collaboration through numerous nationally recognized centers and institutes including the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, the National Advanced Driving Simulator, the Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, the Iowa Initiative for Artificial Intelligence, the National Advanced Driving Simulator, IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering, the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, the Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety, Iowa Injury Prevention Center, the Public Policy Center, and many others. These organizations support active and productive collaborations among researchers in the College of Engineering, the Carver College of Medicine, the College of Public Health, the Tippie College of Business, and beyond. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research align with current research thrusts on campus, including healthcare, neuroscience, climate science, genomics, hydroscience, computational simulations, smart manufacturing, and automated driving. The successful candidate will contribute to a thriving multidisciplinary research community.

The University of Iowa understands the link between diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and excellence in education. We are proud to be the first public institution that admitted both men and women regardless of race (since our founding in 1847), and the first to extend benefits to employees domestic partners (in 1992). We embrace our shared responsibility to create a welcoming and inclusive campus culture so that all community members can unlock their own potential. Faculty in the College of Engineering contribute to DEI by designing curricula, research programs, and engagement opportunities that challenge the status quo, cultivate empathy, seek out diverse perspectives, and value global citizenship. Within the application, candidates are asked to submit a DEI statement describing their past, current, and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As part of this statement, candidates can describe how their research, teaching, mentoring and/or professional service activities have (or will) advance DEI and promote social justice. To learn more about the University of Iowas commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit

The College is committed to recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty and staff, which includes providing dual-career resources and opportunities for employees to Build a Career and Build a Life in the Iowa City area. The University offers several benefits to support faculty and their families in achieving a healthy work/life balance. For more information, please visit this link:

Preliminary inquiries for additional information are encouraged. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note to applicants: Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, a commitment to diversity statement, and names and addresses of three references. An application that does not include all of these required elements will be considered incomplete. Please address all required and desirable qualifications in your application materials.

Further inquiries regarding this position can be sent to the attention of Tom Casavant and Yong Chen, Search Committee Co-Chairs via:

Education Requirement: PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields,

Required Qualifications:
A commitment to fostering an inclusive climate that values and engages diversity in its many forms.

A commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including introductory undergraduate software engineering courses.

Online Application Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Commitment to diversity statement
Research Statement
Teaching Statement
Number of References: 3
To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information
Contact: Katherine L Voss

Cend-Engineering Administratio
Seamans Center
103 South Capitol Street
3123 SC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-1191

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 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 also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.
Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.
Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.
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