The University of Iowa Computer Science Department invites applications for three tenure-track faculty at
the level of assistant professor starting in August 2018. The Department offers the BA, BS, MCS, and PhD
degrees in Computer Science, the BA and BS degrees in Informatics and the BSE degree in Computer
Science & Engineering.
Tw o of the positions are in the systems area (e.g., operating systems, parallel and distributed systems,
computer architecture, embedded systems, networking and/or security). The first position focuses on
security and privacy for networks, cyber-physical systems, and infrastructure (e.g., IoT, medical devices,
safety-critical systems, cryptographic protocols and block chain applications, privacy-preserving systems
and computations, usable privacy and security, etc.), while the second position is open to any field within
the systems area. The third position is in text analytics (e.g., text and web mining frameworks, social
media analytics, algorithms for large scale heterogeneous and noisy text data, text analytics in specific
domains such as biomedicine, etc.), although we also welcome applications from collaboration-minded
scholars in related application-oriented areas of informatics (e.g., data analytics, systems software, machine
learning, theory and algorithms, embedded systems, networks and smart sensors, computer graphics,
visualization, etc.). At least two of the three positions will be part of an institution-wide initiative in
Responsibilities 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 ultimately affiliated with the University-wide multidisciplinary
informatics cluster initiative will work closely with existing informatics faculty and staff to foster creativity
and interdisciplinary collaboration: note that interdisciplinary collaborations are an important component of
all faculty performance evaluations, even for those faculty not affiliated with any specific institutional
University of Iowa
Required Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD in computer science, informatics, or a closely related
discipline at time of appointment. Research interests must align with those described herein.
Desirable Qualifications: Prior record of scholarly publication in leading venues, demonstrated interest in
interdisciplinary problems, and/or prior teaching experience.
How to apply:
Please mention NLP People as a source when applying
Applications should include a CV,aresearch and teaching statement, and contact information for three
references (letters will be solicited by the Department). For additional information and to apply online, visit
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