Pending final budget approval, the Computer Science Department seeks three tenure-track faculty at the level of assistant professor starting August of 2014 as part of a new institution-wide initiative in informatics. The new initiative is intended to strengthen expertise and infrastructure in informatics, more specifically, data analytics, systems software, machine learning, theory and algorithms, embedded systems, networks and smart sensors, computer graphics and visualization as well as areas that bridge core informatics to other disciplines. Areas of particular interest in this first round of hiring include i) machine learning, ii) data science and visualization, and iii) device and network centric software. Applications received by January 1, 2014, are assured of full consideration.
Candidates must hold a PhD in computer science, informatics, or a closely related discipline. Appointments will be made within the Computer Science Department, which offers BA, BS, MCS, and PhD degrees in computer science, and BA and BS degrees in Informatics.
Duties include conducting externally funded research in the candidate's area of expertise, teaching undergraduate and graduate computer science and/or informatics courses, supervising graduate student research, and making service contributions to the Department, the College, the University, and the discipline. Successful candidates must demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence in the environment of a major research university, and will be expected to participate in collaborative research as part of the interdisciplinary informatics initiative.
Demonstrated interest in solving interdisciplinary problems, the ability to work with interdisciplinary teams, and prior teaching experience.
Both the Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, and Department reflect this commitment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applications should contain a CV, research and teaching statements, and three letters of recommendation. Apply online at http://vinci.cs.uiowa.edu/recruit
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.