The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (Maryland’s iSchool) and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) invite applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position with a focus on computational support for information access and analytics. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, engage in an active program of high-impact research, provide research advising to students at all levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the university. Assistant professors are hired for 3 years, with potential renewal for three more years and tenure. Associate Professors can be hired with tenure, or with the potential for future tenure. Professors are hired with tenure. For tenured positions, the tenure home will be the iSchool. A joint appointment in UMIACS is possible for well qualified candidates whose research involves advanced computational methods. UMIACS faculty have renewable term appointments. Salary and benefits are competitive based upon qualifications and experience.


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Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a passion for research and teaching, and a record of research, teaching and service that meets the iSchool criteria for the requested rank (see https://ischool.umd.edu/committee-appointments-promotion-and-tenure). A doctorate in information studies, computer science, informatics, or a related field is required at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Examples of research topics that are of interest for this position include information retrieval systems, applied machine learning, social network analysis, and algorithmic transparency and accountability; candidates with interests in other related topics are equally encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

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Required Documents:

● A letter of interest that identifies specific contributions that you could make to Maryland’s iSchool and UMIACS, and that specifies the rank for your application.

● Curriculum Vitae

● Research statement describing research interests, experience, methods, and history of or plans for sponsored research support.

● Teaching statement, describing your teaching experience and approach and identifying specific teaching interests at Maryland’s iSchool.

● Contact information for 3 professional references.

● All applications must be submitted through the UMD job search portal: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/search

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About University of Maryland

The University of Maryland, College Park (often referred to as The University of Maryland, UM, UMD, UMCP, or Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland. Maryland is the largest university in the state and the largest in the Washington Metropolitan Area.It is a member of the Association of American Universities and a founding member of the Atlantic Coast Conference athletic league.
The University of Maryland's proximity to the nation's capital has resulted in strong research partnerships with the Federal government. Many members of the faculty receive research funding and institutional support from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Homeland Security.
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