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TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Requisition # 71659

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, September 21st, 2017
College:College of Engineering
Department:Electrical-Computer Engineering

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Iowa (https://ece.engineering.uiowa.edu) invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)/Internet of Things (IoT) to begin in fall 2018.



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: embedded systems, sensor networks, security, privacy, low-power computer architecture, artificial intelligence, 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 to a welcoming and inclusive environment. Desirable qualifications include a previous record of successful development of CPS/IoT systems.



The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is a leader in innovative and collaborative research and is experiencing a period of unprecedented growth, having doubled our undergraduate student body over the past 6 years. The University of Iowa offers an exceptional environment for interdisciplinary collaboration and access to specialized facilities, with centers and institutes that include the Iowa Informatics Initiative, the Aging Mind and Brain Initiative in the Center on Aging, the Water Sustainability Initiative in IIHR – Hydroscience and Engineering, the Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, and the Prevention Research Centers.



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. Candidates are asked to provide a Commitment to Diversity statement addressing their experience, current activities, and/or future plans to advance diversity and inclusion in alignment with the University of Iowa’s mission and values.



We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career | Build a Life.” For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see:  https://worklife.uiowa.edu/.



Review of applications will be reviewed as they are received and 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 ece@engineering.uiowa.edu with the subject line “IoT Search Committee Chair.”

Education Requirement:

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline.

Required Qualifications:

  • CPS/IoT experience in one or more of the following areas: embedded systems, sensor networks, security, privacy, low-power computer architecture, artificial intelligence, or software engineering.

  • 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.

  • Commitment to a welcoming and inclusive environment of learning and scholarship.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A previous record of successful development of CPS/IoT systems.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Teaching Statement
Research Statement
Commitment to Diversity Statement
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Sudhakar M Reddy - ece@engineering.uiowa.edu
Cend-Electrical-Computer Engin
SEAMANS CENTER FOR ENG ARTS & SCIENCES
103 CAPITOL ST S
4016 SC
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Department URL: https://ece.engineering.uiowa.edu/



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