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University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742
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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor

Department of Computer Science
University of Maryland College Park
Position #125318


The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA is recruiting to fill
multiple faculty positions, with starting dates on or after July 1, 2020. The openings are 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.

Exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science, including but not limited to Artificial Intelligence, Computer
Vision, Cybersecurity, Data Sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, Programming Languages,
Software Engineering, etc. are being sought. Applicants working at the boundary of computer science and related
disciplines, including Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing, Quantum Computing, Robotics,
and Scientific Computing 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 #125318. 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 December 31, 2019.
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@cs.umd.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/.
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, three international airports, and a myriad of research organizations, embassies, think tanks,
cultural centers, and non-profit organizations offers unique opportunities for engagement for faculty and students.


Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or related discipline.

Strong demonstrated interest in research, student mentoring, and service to the broader scientific community.


Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-07

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