Faculty and Post-doctoral Positions


Postdoc to tenure-track assistant professor position 


Apply at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/postdoc/view/3455  

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 (https://worklife.uiowa.edu/

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. 



Commensurate with experience. 

Required Qualifications: 

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

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 Vitae 

Letter of Interest 

Names and contact information of 3 references 

Contact Information: 

Professor Guadalupe Canahuate 

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

University of Iowa,  guadalupe-canahuate@uiowa.edu  

Professor Ryan Flynn 

Department of Radiation Oncology  

University of Iowa, rtflynn@healthcare.uiowa.edu