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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 105048
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Open Rank
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 0.500
Unit: CMNS-Computer Science
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA is recruiting to fill five openings for tenure-track faculty, with start dates on or after July 1, 2018. The openings are intended to be at the level of assistant professor, although outstanding candidates at all levels are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will also be considered for joint appointments with the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), a multi-disciplinary research institute.

Exceptional candidates in all areas of computing are being sought, with special but not exclusive interest in fields related to augmented and virtual reality; machine learning and data science; and cybersecurity. Applicants working at the boundary of computer science and related disciplines are also encouraged to apply, and may be considered for joint positions with other departments or institutes on campus. A candidate should indicate in their cover letter if they might be interested in such a joint appointment.

The department is committed to building a diverse faculty pre-eminent in its missions of research, teaching, and service to the community, and it especially encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. In addition, candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or related discipline.

Strong demonstrated interest in research, student mentoring, and service to the broader scientific community.

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Additional Information:

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE, Interested candidates should apply at https://ejobs.umd.edu in order to receive consideration. Search under Faculty for position #105048. The review of applications will begin on December 16, 2017, and applicants are strongly encouraged to have complete versions of their materials – including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and contact information of four references – uploaded by that date for full consideration. Candidates will be prompted when submitting application to submit all information for their references. Questions can be directed to the faculty recruitment committee at: faculty-search@cs.umd.edu.

Posting Date: 09/26/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 12/16/2017
Physical Demands

Physical activities expected from this individual during the work hours are mostly limited to working with the computer and teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research (examples: research statement, research programs)
  4. Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
Optional Documents

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