Job ID: 199931

Open-Rank Tenure Track Faculty

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • Nov. 21, 2022
  • Open-Rank Tenure Track Faculty
  • Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Baltimore, MD
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) at the University of  Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for multiple open rank, tenured/tenure track positions across all areas of Computer Science and Computer Engineering to begin in the Fall  of 2023. Applicants should have or be completing a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, have a strong  research record with the potential to develop a funded research program, have a strong  commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and have a strong commitment to diversity,  equity, inclusion and accessibility. Candidates will be expected to build and lead a team of student  researchers, obtain external research support, and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses.

We are committed to inclusive excellence and innovation and welcome applications from women,  minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. UMBC is an affirmative action/equal  opportunity employer. 

The CSEE department is research-oriented and multi-disciplinary with programs in Computer Science (CS), Computer Engineering (CE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Data Science, and Cybersecurity. Our diverse faculty (39 tenure-track, 17 teaching, and 17 research) enjoy  collaboration, working across our specializations as well as with colleagues from other STEM,  humanities and the arts departments, and external partners. We have more than 2,000  undergraduate CS and CE majors and more than 800 graduate students in our CS, CE, EE, Data  Science, and Cybersecurity graduate programs. We have awarded 337 Ph.D. degrees since our 
establishment in 1986. Our research is supported by a growing and diverse portfolio from  government and industrial sponsors with over $7M in yearly research expenditures. We work to  help new colleagues be successful by providing competitive startup packages, reduced teaching  loads, and active mentoring. 

The College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) at UMBC crosses the boundaries of engineering, computing, and information disciplines to develop research and educational programs that engage faculty, students, and staff from all of the disciplines. COEIT is  deeply committed to the success of all of our faculty. We have formal programs including “launch  committees” to encourage regular and structured mentorship for faculty to start successfully,  mentoring programs to provide support in the longer term, shared services for grant finance  support, grant writing and editing support, monthly gatherings in which faculty share lunch and  community, and we encourage all of our faculty to participate in the university’s eminent scholar  mentor program to build relationships with leaders in the field beyond UMBC. You can read more  about these programs and our diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility initiatives on our website at 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds
( Known for Inclusive Excellence, we are a Minority Serving  Institution with 52% of the student body identifying as a racial or ethnic minority in 2020. 

According to the 2022 US News and World Best Colleges Report, UMBC placed 9th in the Best Undergraduate Teaching category and 10th in the Most Innovative Schools category. To continue  to support this goal, the Faculty Development Center leads the nation in supporting and guiding  faculty in their educational mission with regular workshops and pedagogical demonstrations. UMBC’s Meyerhoff Scholars Program ( is at the forefront of efforts to  increase diversity among future leaders in science, technology, engineering, and related fields and  the Center for Women in Technology (CWIT, is dedicated to providing  global leadership in achieving women’s full participation in all aspects of information technology. Diversity efforts at the graduate student and postdoctoral career-stage are supported by PROMISE,  which is the hub of professional development for all graduate students and postdocs at UMBC. 

The CSEE department actively engages with the Meyerhoff, CWIT, and PROMISE programs by  organizing and attending events, mentoring students, etc. In the 2022 Chronicle of Higher  Education Great College to Work For rankings, UMBC is on the list for the 13th year in a row and  is in the Honor roll for the 11th year. 

UMBC is a Carnegie R1 Doctoral University that is leading the world in inclusive excellence in research and teaching ( We are redefining how to teach and  we are one of the most innovative universities in the nation, according to US News. Our research is  bold, cross disciplinary, and leverages our location near the hospitals in Baltimore, NIH, NASA,  NSF, DoD, and USGS. Inclusive excellence also means being a strong community partner in  Baltimore, and the UMBC Shriver Center and Center for Democracy and Civil Life help forge and  maintain connections. Social justice is core to our mission in Baltimore, Maryland, and beyond. 

UMBC’s campus is located on 500 acres just off I-95 between Baltimore and Washington DC, and  less than 10 minutes from the BWI airport and Amtrak station. The campus includes the bwtech@UMBC research and technology park, which has special programs for startups focused on   cybersecurity, clean energy, life sciences, and training. We are 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 ten  minutes from downtown Baltimore and 30 from the D.C. Beltway, UMBC offers easy access to  the region's resources by car or public transportation.

Applicants should submit a cover letter; a statement of research experience and interests; a statement of teaching experience and interests; a statement of commitment to diversity, equity,  inclusion, and accessibility; a CV; and three letters of recommendation at

Applicant review will begin in November 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is  filled. Please send questions to and see for more information.

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