Faculty Position in Cybersecurity

University of Maryland

United States

Posting Details

Position Number: 105032

Title: Open Rank

Functional Title: Cybersecurity Faculty

Category Status: 01-Faculty Tenured

Applicant Search Category: Faculty

University Authorized FTE: 1.000

Unit: CMNS-Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Vaccine Protocol

The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) has openings for multiple tenured and/or tenure-track faculty positions in cybersecurity and privacy, broadly defined. Strong candidates will be considered in all areas of cybersecurity and privacy. Candidates with interdisciplinary backgrounds connecting security and privacy to other domains are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will have a tenure home either with the Department of Computer Science or the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland and will also have a joint appointment at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS). The Maryland Cybersecurity Center is committed to building a diverse faculty pre-eminent in its mission of research, education, and service to the community: we strive to create an inclusive environment where every member of our community feels that they belong and are empowered to reach their full potential. We especially encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities. In addition, candidates who have experience and/or interest engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students in promoting and fostering inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in the application materials.

The Maryland Cybersecurity Center and the departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland are consistently ranked in the top 15 among U.S.-based institutions. In 2019, the Maryland Cybersecurity Center moved into its new state-of-the-art facility, the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering. Additional information about the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and UMIACS is available at https://www.cyber.umd.edu/, https://www.cs.umd.edu, https://www.ece.umd.edu, and at https://www.umiacs.umd.edu. Information about the university’s work and family policies can be found at https://go.umd.edu/workfamily.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Preferences:

Experience in cybersecurity.

Additional Information:

Please include a cover letter, CV, personal statement that describes your research achievements and future research program, as well as other information relevant to the position (e.g., DEI activities and interests), and teaching statement describing your prior teaching experience and philosophy as well as (if appropriate ) student evaluations.

Posting Date: 09/08/2021

Open Until Filled Yes

Best Consideration Date 12/01/2021

Diversity Statement:

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. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research (examples: research statement, research programs)
  4. Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
Optional Documents

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