Professor - Brin Family Foundation

Position Number: 
125319

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA is recruiting to fill an endowed position by Brin Family Foundation, with start dates on or after July 1, 2020. Outstanding mid-career and senior candidates in theoretical computer sciences across all sub-fields 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 with possible focuses on advancing fundamental understanding and theoretical development related to Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, Data Science, Cybersecurity, and Artificial Intelligence are being sought. Applicants working at the boundary of computer science and related disciplines 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 #125319. The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019, and 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 that date for full consideration. Candidates will be prompted when submitting application to submit all information for their references. Questions can be directed to the faculty recruitment committee at: brinchairsearch [-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/.