University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering

Position ID:Maryland-A. James Clark School of Engineering-PTK [#14757]
Position Title: Full-time Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:College Park, Maryland 20742, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Electrical and Computer Engineering / Embedded Security and Cryptographic Systems, Internet of Things
Appl Deadline:2019/12/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/23, finished 2020/06/14, listed until 2019/12/10)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking applications for Professional Track Faculty (PTK) for full-time positions at the Lecturer and Senior Lecturer appointments for the new Bachelor of Science in Embedded Systems and the Internet of Things housed at the Universities at Shady Grove. Appointments to these ranks are typically one to three years and are renewable. The BSESIOT is a 2+2 program, which admits students with an Associate’s degree in computer science, engineering and other related STEM areas. It provides training for 61 credits at the junior and senior years leading to the Bachelor degree. The educational objective of the program is to provide students with a solid foundation in key emerging technologies of the “Internet of Things” (IoT), the ability to integrate devices into complete IoT systems, and an understanding of how IoT fits within the wider context of information and communications technologies. The curriculum is cross-cutting and takes critical topics in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, information technology, and analytics to serve the needs of emerging technologies. Graduates are expected to be well versed in object-oriented as well as scripting languages, knowledgeable about the hardware behind microprocessors, sensors and communication systems, and have hands-on experience with real-world IoT applications including security, cloud computing, and machine learning. Instruction will take place at the newly constructed Biological and Engineering Sciences Building at the Universities at Shady Grove. More information can be found in The minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in computer and/or STEM fields, or equivalent professional experience in the IOT and related jobs. Applicants with demonstrable expertise in embedded hardware design, protocols and gateways, cyber-physical security, machine learning and cloud computing platforms will receive special consideration. Successful applicants are expected to teach, mentor, and conduct research involving undergraduate students. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by 10 December 2019 online at An application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references, and if possible, examples of research and/or teaching achievements including three significant publications, a research statement (not exceeding three pages), students evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy (not exceeding two pages).

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. UMD is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected status in all aspects of employment.

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