Visible to the public Faculty position in power and energy CPS at Iowa State University Conflict Detection Enabled

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure- track or tenured faculty position in the area of power and energy systems engineering at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor ranks to begin in Fall 2019. Complete details about the position may be found at – vacancy #800199. 


Iowa State has maintained one of the nation's leading power and energy university programs for over 60 years. Faculty in this area work together within the Electric Power and Energy Systems (EPES) group ( at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. These faculty participate heavily in the ISU EPRC ( and the PSERC ( The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University is home to 54 faculty, and is associated with 11 research centers and institutes. The department boasts 18 IEEE Fellows, $13.6M in research expenditures (FY17), and one of the largest ECpE enrollments in the nation. For more information about  the department’s engineering programs, go to


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. Nearly 35,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff. 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.


Successful candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, with a primary focus on power and energy systems; mentor and engage undergraduate, as well as prospective students; develop and sustain externally-funded research; engage with industry via the ISU Electric Power Research Center (EPRC) and the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC); supervise and mentor graduate students; and engage in professional and institutional service and leadership. An earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field on or before the hire date. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to  apply.


Inquiries regarding the faculty search should be directed to Dr. Zhaoyu Wang at or (515) 294-6305.


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early, with applications to be reviewed beginning January 2019. To guarantee full consideration, applications should be received by January 4, 2019. Applications received after January 4, 2019 may be considered, but the consideration is not guaranteed.


If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. 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 Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515-294-7612.