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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (Univ of Iowa - College of Engineering)

  • 1.  Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (Univ of Iowa - College of Engineering)

    Posted 09-22-2021 08:24
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    Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

    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.
    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.
    Successful candidates will:

     have a PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or
    related fields,
     be committed to fostering an inclusive climate that values and engages diversity in its many
    forms, and
     be committed to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including introductory
    undergraduate software engineering courses.

    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, 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 Iowa's
    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:
    Home | Work/Life Resources.

    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. A detailed description
    of the position, qualifications, and the application process can be found at: under
    the faculty section, searching requisition #74262.
    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:

    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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status
    as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences,
    or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.

    Ali Dag
    Associate Professor of Business Intelligence and Analytics
    Heider College of Business
    Creighton University
    [Omaha] [NE]


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