Open Rank/Cybersecurity Faculty

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The Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) has openings for multiple tenured and/or tenure-track faculty positions in cybersecurity. There is particular interest in the broader area of systems security but exceptional candidates will be considered in all areas of cybersecurity such as (in alphabetical order) adversarial machine learning; blockchain and cryptocurrency security; cryptography; data-driven security; human-centered security; network and wireless security; PL-oriented and software security; privacy/censorship/fairness and side-channel analysis, attacks, and defenses. Successful applicants will have a tenure home either with the Department of Computer Science or the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland and will also have a joint appointment at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS).

Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland is consistently ranked among the top 15 nationally. In 2019, the Maryland Cybersecurity Center moved into its new state-of-the-art facility, the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering. Additional information about the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and UMIACS is available at,, and at To learn more about the Iribe Center, please visit:

Interested candidates should apply on-line at in order to receive consideration. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have complete versions of their materials – including Cover Letter,Curriculum Vitae, Research (examples: research statement, research programs) and Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations).

Applications are accepted all year until all positions are filled. 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 February 10th, 2020. Candidates will be prompted when submitting the application to submit all information for their references. Questions can be directed to the faculty recruitment committee at tdumitra [-at-] umd [dot] edu. The Maryland Cybersecurity Center is committed to building a diverse faculty pre-eminent in its mission of research, education, and service to the community, and we especially encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities. In addition, candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students in promoting and fostering inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in the application materials.