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.
Interested candidates should apply on-line 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 recommendation letters from at least 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 [at] cs [dot] umd [dot] edu.
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland is consistently ranked among the top-15 nationally. It is one of the largest departments in the country, with approximately 50 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty covering a wide variety of research areas and over 200 doctoral students drawn from top undergraduate programs nationally and internationally. In 2018 the department is slated to occupy its new state-of-the-art facility, the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, which is currently under construction. Additional information about the Department of Computer Science and UMIACS is available at http://www.cs.umd.edu and at http://www.umiacs.umd.edu. To learn more about the Iribe Center, please visit: http://csctr.cs.umd.edu.
The University of Maryland, College Park, was founded in 1856 and is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Its 1,250 acre College Park campus is minutes away from Washington, D.C., the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research organizations, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations offers unique opportunities for engagement for faculty and students.
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.