The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA is recruiting for a tenure track position in areas related to immersive media, including but not limited to Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Audition, Machine Learning, Visualization, Computer Graphics, and XR/AR/VR, with starting dates on or after July 1, 2022. The opening is not restricted to any rank and 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.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join exciting new collaborative initiatives across the campus to develop programs that integrate art and technology in support of new and emerging forms of digital and immersive media. The Immersive Media Design program (https://imd.umd.edu) is a collaboration between the Departments of Computer Science and Art that supports new interdisciplinary majors in immersive media, and its many applications in art, entertainment, interactive games, medicine, industry, data visualization, architecture, and other fields. The Immersive Media Design program is a cornerstone of the University of Maryland Arts for All initiative (https://arts.umd.edu) to make UMD a national leader in new media. We are looking for candidates interested in engaging with these initiatives through their research and teaching.
The Department of Computer Science 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 #126846. 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 December 31, 2021. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Candidates will be prompted when submitting their 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 55 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty covering a wide variety of research areas and over 295 doctoral students drawn from top undergraduate programs nationally and internationally. In 2019, the department moved into its new state-of-the-art facility, the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering. 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: https://iribe.umd.edu/.