|Position ID:||UMBC-CSEE-POP [#1404]|
|Position Title:||Computer Science, Non-tenure track Lecture-Professor of Practice|
|Position Location:||Baltimore, Maryland 21250, United States [map]|
|Subject Area:||Computer Science / Security|
|Appl Deadline:||2013/06/30 (posted 2012/10/01, updated 2012/10/05, listed until 2013/06/30)|
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department invites applications for a non-tenure track position in Computer Science at the rank of Lecturer or Professor of the Practice to begin in Spring 2013 (January 2013) or Fall 2013 (August 2013). Candidates with interest and experience in all Computer Science areas will be considered. Applicants should have at least a M.S. in Computer Science or a closely-related field. Ideal candidates will have evidence of strong teaching skills as well as academic, industry or government experience. Primary duties will include teaching computer science courses at the undergraduate level. For this position, our special interest is in security-related areas. In addition to the general requirements listed above, the candidates for this security-related position should show potential for teaching at the graduate level and helping to further develop departmental programs in cybersecurity. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment as Professor of the Practice, the highest non-tenure track faculty position designated in the University of Maryland System.
The department. CSEE is UMBC’s largest department, with 34 tenure-track faculty, six teaching faculty and 16 research faculty. We currently have about 1100 undergraduate students in two programs, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, and 250 graduate students in three core programs, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. The department also manages a graduate program in cybersecurity.
Our CS program. In additional to our strong, traditional undergraduate Computer Science and Computer Engineering programs, which are both ABET accredited, we have special concentrations in cybersecurity, information assurance and game development. We are a designated Center of Academic Excellence in both Information Assurance Education and Research by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. The UMBC Center for Women In Technology (CWIT) is dedicated to increasing the representation of women in creating technology and in engineering and information technology fields and helps to attract and retain women majors in our programs. Our Meyerhoff Scholars Program produces a large number of graduate students from under-represented minorities.
About UMBC. A selective, medium-sized public research university ranked by the Carnegie Foundation in the category of Research Universities with high research activity. In 2012, for the fourth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranked UMBC number one among “Up and Coming” national universities, “schools everyone should be watching.” UMBC also consistently ranks in the Top-10 on their list of top national universities “where the faculty has an unusual commitment to undergraduate teaching.” UMBC is a two-time winner of the U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Our Location.UMBC’s convenient, suburban campus is located just minutes off I-95 between Baltimore and Washington DC, and less than 10 minutes from the BWI Airport. It is surrounded by one of the greatest concentrations of commercial, cultural and scientific activity in the nation. Located at the head of the Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore has all the advantages of modern, urban living, including professional sports, major art galleries, theaters and a symphony orchestra. The city’s famous Inner Harbor area is an exciting center for entertainment and commerce. The nation’s capital, Washington, DC, is a great tourist attraction with its historical monuments and museums. Just 10 minutes from downtown Baltimore and 30 minutes from the Washington Beltway, UMBC offers easy access to the region’s resources by car or public transportation.
To Apply. Submit a cover letter, brief statement of teaching and research experience and interests, and complete CV at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1404 by October 30, 2012. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent via the same website. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. For best consideration, apply by October 30, 2012. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
UMBC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is a recent recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE award to promote hiring and advancement of women in science and engineering. We welcome applications from women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. See the UMBC CSEE jobs page for more information.