Tenure Track Faculty (all levels) and Paul Chrisman Iribe Chair Professorship

Position Number: 
104991

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA has several openings for faculty positions effective July 1, 2017 or later.  The openings are for tenure-track faculty at all levels. Applicants will be considered for joint appointments between the Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, a multidisciplinary research center.

We are interested in recruiting exceptional candidates in multiple areas, including areas at the boundary of computer science and related disciplines, and will consider joint positions with other departments on campus. An applicant should indicate in their cover letter if they are interested in a potential joint appointment in another department; the tenure home for such candidates will still be Computer Science.

Faculty will teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with women and underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.

In addition, we are interested in recruiting for the Paul Chrisman Iribe Chaired Professorship. This chaired position has been established to promote advances in virtual reality and related disciplines. The Paul Chrisman Iribe Chair is a tenured faculty position at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level that was established in conjunction with the new Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation at the University of Maryland. Applicants are expected to be recognized scholars in Computer Science with a demonstrated record of external funding supporting the candidate's research program.

We are committed to building a diverse faculty preeminent in our missions of research, teaching, and engagement in the community.  Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in this area.  The Department of Computer Science especially encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities and those who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity. Candidates who have experience working with diverse range of faculty, students and groups are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Please apply online to the following two websites:  https://ejobs.umd.edu and https://hiring.cs.umd.edu. Candidates must apply to BOTH websites to receive consideration. The review of applications will begin on December 16, 2016, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit complete applications (with a CV, research and teaching statements, and references; we encourage applicants to include a discussion in their teaching statement about how they will enhance diversity, inclusion and equity in a university setting) by that date for full consideration. Questions can be directed to the faculty recruitment committee at: faculty-search [at] cs.umd.edu. 

Additional information about the Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies 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.

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 minutes away from Washington, D.C., and 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 entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations offers unparalleled synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students.  The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland has been consistently ranked among the top 15 nationally. We have almost 50 full time tenured and tenure track faculty in a wide variety of research areas, and over 200 doctoral students drawn from top undergraduate programs internationally.

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.