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 and privacy, broadly defined. Strong candidates will be considered in all areas of cybersecurity and privacy. Candidates with interdisciplinary backgrounds connecting security and privacy to other domains are strongly encouraged to apply. 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). The Maryland Cybersecurity Center is committed to building a diverse faculty pre-eminent in its mission of research, education, and service to the community: we strive to create an inclusive environment where every member of our community feels that they belong and are empowered to reach their full potential. We especially encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities. In addition, candidates who have experience and/or interest 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.

Located just outside Washington, D.C., the Maryland Cybersecurity Center and the departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland are consistently ranked in the top 15 among U.S.-based institutions. 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 Information about the university’s work and family policies can be found at

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or related discipline (or Ph.D. expected by the end of summer 2023).
  • Strong demonstrated interest in research, student mentoring, and service to the broader scientific community.


  • Experience in cybersecurity.

Additional Information

Please include a cover letter, CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion interests and/or activities. You will also be asked for the name and email address of at least four (up to six) recommendation letter writers at the time that you submit your application.

Questions for the faculty recruitment committee may be sent to David Van Horn at dvanhorn [-at-] cs [dot] umd [dot] edu.