Faculty and Staff Openings

 

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University invites highly qualified, especially underrepresented, scholars to apply for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels in all areas of computer, cyber security, electrical, and software engineering, with emphasis in the following areas:

  • Quantum, neuromorphic, in-memory, AI, and other non-von Neumann computing
  • New electronic materials, devices, and circuits, especially those supporting future computing and sensing
  • Cyber security, privacy, and digital forensics
  • Optimization, dynamics, autonomy, and power systems

Successful candidates will be expected to establish, sustain and grow a world-class research program through independent and collaborative efforts, establish a record of scholarship and scholarly impact at the highest levels, contribute to the teaching missions at the undergraduate and graduate levels, engage in institutional service as well as service to the profession.

Candidates should have strong communication skills, share our commitment to enhancing excellence through diversity and inclusion and exhibit the potential for long term leadership in supporting the mission of the department, college and university.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to sustaining a collegial, positive, and productive environment for each individual and for the collective benefit of all. All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within department, college, and university activities, interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a closely aligned field
  • Associate Professor candidates must also meet the university standards for appointment to the rank including significant experience/accomplishments in the candidate’s area of expertise
  • Full Professor candidates are required to have national distinction, international recognition, and a substantial scholarly record in their area of expertise in addition to the aforementioned requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with and/or teaching diverse groups and/or diverse students
  • Experience working in/with relevant industry
  • Demonstrated ability to enhance existing strategic research areas, including computer, cyber security, electrical, and software engineering

 

Assistant, Associate or Full Teaching Professor – Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University invites applications for the positions of Assistant, Associate or Full Teaching Professor. A term teaching faculty position that holds responsibilities primarily contributing to the teaching mission of the department, and will be expected to teach and/or develop courses in software engineering or in the newly created cyber security engineering program.

This position is a 9-month appointment with a 3-year term and potential for renewal. Term Faculty hold limited term, full, or part-time renewable appointments that are not eligible for tenure, but have potential to be reviewed for advancement into senior ranks.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to sustaining a collegial, positive, and productive environment for each individual and for the collective benefit of all. All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within department, college, and university activities; interact collegially; and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates at the Assistant Teaching Professor level should have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline and 5 years of relevant work experience or a Master’s degree in engineering or related discipline and 3 years of relevant work experience or a Doctoral degree in engineering or related discipline.
  • Candidates at the Associate Teaching Professor level should have a record of teaching experience and one of the following; Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline and 10 years of relevant work experience or a Master’s degree in engineering or related discipline and 8 years of relevant work experience or a Doctoral degree in engineering or related discipline and 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Candidates at the Teaching Professor level should have a record of teaching experience and one of the following; Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline and 15 years of relevant work experience or Master’s degree in engineering or related discipline and 13 years of relevant work experience or Doctoral degree in engineering or related discipline and 10 years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates are expected to have an excellent record of achievement in teaching or engineering practice in cyber security, software engineering, or a closely related discipline. Successful candidates will have experience that demonstrates capability for long-term leadership in engineering education. They also will exhibit excellent communication skills, and share in our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion.

 


About Iowa State

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 6,100 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). 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. Ames, Iowa, is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines and recently voted second-best most livable small city in the nation.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University is home to 60 faculty and is associated with 11 research centers and institutes. The department boasts 19 IEEE Fellows, more than $15 million in funded research expenditures and one of the largest ECpE enrollments in the nation. The ECpE department offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that provide students with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed in the electrical engineering, computer engineering and software engineering fields. Students get to interact with our department’s diverse student body and faculty and obtain practical experience to prepare them for exciting careers where they can make a difference in people’s lives. Research in our department focuses on five high-impact interdisciplinary areas: Bioengineering; cyber infrastructure; distributed sensing and decision making; energy infrastructure; and small-scale technologies. For more information about our department’s engineering programs, go to http://www.ece.iastate.edu.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515-294-7612.

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