The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for at least one tenure-track faculty position in Machine Learning with methodologies and synergies based on pattern recognition, signal processing, information theory, control theory, or optimization.
The tenure-track appointments are expected to be at the Assistant Professor level, although more senior candidates with outstanding records of research achievements may be considered. Successful applicants will be expected to lead active, funded research programs, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Collaborative efforts with colleagues in other disciplines to apply machine learning to achieve substantial scientific and societal impact are encouraged.
A Ph.D. in Electrical/Computer Engineering or a related discipline is required. Candidates should be creative and adaptable and should have a high potential for both research and teaching.
Interested applicants should visit this faculty hiring announcement page for full information and links to apply: <http://www.ece.umd.edu/faculty-hiring2021/>. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by 15 February 2021 online through the University’s eJob system (position number 126073). An application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list with contact information of three references, examples of research achievements including three significant publications, a research statement (up to three pages, not including references), and a statement of teaching philosophy (up to two pages). Inquiries can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
The University is located close to numerous funding agencies and many government research labs. The Department has strong research ties with these labs, as well as corporations and start-ups. Multiple centers, research institutes, and initiatives closely related to the hiring areas offer extensive opportunities to faculty members in research, education, technology transfer, and outreach. The Greater Washington DC metro area has three major airports and vibrant culture, and has primary and secondary schools that are among the best in the nation. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who will enhance our stature of preeminence in the three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and the world.