College of Engineering • Iowa State University


The Iowa State College of Engineering is launching a major faculty recruitment and hiring process for 20+ tenured or tenure-track positions at the assistant, associate and full professor levels in multiple departments.

Successful candidates will be expected to establish, sustain and grow a world-class research program that complements or aligns with the college’s focus areas through both independent and collaborative efforts.  Additionally, the candidate is expected to establish a record of scholarship at the highest levels, teach highly engaging courses in the departmental undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and participate in institutional service as well as service to the profession.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning in fall 2022 with interviews starting in late fall 2022 through spring 2023.

We seek exceptional candidates in the following departments/areas:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Materials Science Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

About Iowa State University

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive and is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 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.

About the College

The Iowa State University College of Engineering is a prestigious program inspiring future leaders, pursuing groundbreaking research, transforming technology to make a difference, celebrating diversity of thought and culture and creating solutions to make the world a better place. Engineering is the largest college on campus with 7,600 students; 500 faculty and staff; 14 undergraduate majors; 17 doctoral and 21 master degree programs offered as departmental or interdepartmental programs; multiple research centers; and 12 buildings that comprise the engineering complex, including our new Student Innovation Center.

To Apply

Positions will be posted in fall 2022 and will appear on the Iowa State jobs website.

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Professor Sarah Bentil with student
Professor Doug Jacobson
Professor Carmen Gomez