Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Iowa State University
  • Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
  • Feb 12, 2018
Full time Education Engineering Faculty Teaching

Job Description

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (http://www.ece.iastate.edu/) at Iowa State University invites applications for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.


Lecturers serve the department’s education mission through instruction, laboratory development, and curriculum innovation. This position is available in any of the areas of software engineering, computer engineering, and Cyber Security. The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate courses. All candidates must have demonstrated potential to excel in teaching.


All faculty members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.


Required Education and Experience

  • M.S. degree in computer engineering, computer science, software engineering, or closely related field
  • Two years of experience teaching undergraduate students
  • For consideration at the Senior Lecturer rank, in addition to the above, the candidate must have a minimum of six years teaching experience at the college level


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Strong record of knowledge and work experience in computer engineering, software engineering, or cyber security.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate students at a university
  • Experience developing and teaching independent courses


Department/Program & College Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University is home to 56 faculty, and is associated with 11 research centers and institutes. The department boasts 18 IEEE Fellows, $13.5M in research expenditures (FY17), and one of the largest ECpE enrollments in the nation. For more information about our department’s engineering programs, go to www.ece.iastate.edu. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (College of Engineering) and the Department of Computer Science (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) jointly administer the Software Engineering Program with a Director overseeing the program. At Iowa State’s College of Engineering, we take pride in our commitment to education, research, and engagement. With a strong history that traces back to the university’s earliest days, we continue a rich tradition of leading technology development and innovation. We emphasize creativity as we work to solve real problems, extending the impact of our work and collaborating with partners across the world.


About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

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. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.


Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.


Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation. Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. 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.


All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.


Additional Information    

To view the complete position announcement with application instructions, please visit http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/30543


Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Letter of Application/Cover Letter

Contact Information for Three References

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.


Guaranteed Consideration Date:  03/15/2018


Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.


EO Statement

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 Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.