Postdoctoral Jobs@UIOWA

  • contact us

Click to Print


Requisition # 3455

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
College:College of Engineering
Department:Electrical-Computer Engineering


Salary:$52,704.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

Postdoctoral Scholar to Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering and Radiation Oncology in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa seek a highly qualified and motivated research scholar to join a research program in the general area of Artificial Intelligence/Big Data and their application to cancer treatment or related areas. The initial appointment is a full-time postdoctoral research scholar position for two years. At the end of the period, subject to qualification evaluation and available funding, the position is intended to be converted to a tenure-track assistant professor position jointly in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Radiation Oncology.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with faculty, staff, and students of these two departments as well as Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Iowa Initiative for Artificial Intelligence and a number of departments within the College of Engineering and the Carver College of Medicine.  A specific plan of research and mentorship will be defined for the successful applicant based on their interests and capabilities, and mentorship includes advisors with successful research experience and track record of research funding.

This position is available immediately and the start date is flexible.

The University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a community built around higher education, with vibrant cultural opportunities and a long history of international connections, leadership, and accomplishment. Iowa City offers the safe, friendly quality of life for which the Midwest is known. Information regarding some of the resources that the University of Iowa and the local area provide can be found at (

Education Requirement:

Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or closely related areas.

Required Qualifications:

Established track records or evidence-based promising future in Artificial Intelligence/Big Data and their application to cancer treatment or closely related areas.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
Letters of Interest
 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:Guadalupe M Canahuate -
Cend-Electrical-Computer Engin
Seamans Center
103 South Capitol Street
4320 SC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-0602

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.

Top | Human Resources | Privacy Policy | Non-Discrimination Statement | Federal EEO Rights | Campus Safety & Security | Contact Us