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Program Coordinator of Graduate Studies (#118998)

Position Summary:

The Program Coordinator of Graduate Studies supports the activities of the Master’s in Telecommunications (ENTS) and the traditional MS/PhD programs in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). Regular duties of the position include recruitment and outreach to prospective graduate students, counseling current students on various issues related to academic and student services, and managing multiple special events throughout the year such as open houses, orientation, and professional development workshops. The Program Coordinator works closely with multiple university constituents including students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2-4 years of work experience in higher education administration
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong customer service skills, detail-oriented, good written and oral communication, works well in a team environment, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, proficient in MS Office applications

Preferences:

  • Preference for work experience in admissions, academic affairs, or student affairs, particularly for graduate programs

Physical Demands:

  • Normal office environment— sedentary work
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading
  • Ability to travel around campus for meetings and to attend to duties
  • Occasional night and weekend work

Please apply online at:  https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/55693

For best consideration, please apply by November 10, 2017.



FACULTY POSITIONS AT ASSISTANT AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR LEVELS

The A. James Clark School of Engineering seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in the interdisciplinary field of quantum information science and technology. Appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor are expected, although more senior candidates with outstanding records of research achievement are also welcome to apply. The selected candidate will hold a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering or related engineering department, and will conduct research and teaching at the intersection of engineering and physical science. Applicants working in any facets of quantum information, particularly with a focus on applications, are welcomed.  Successful applicants will be expected to maintain active research programs and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering.  

Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of the field, the position may include shared or secondary appointments in multiple departments as well as the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QUICS), and the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP), depending on the research interest of the candidate. A separate search in the Department of Physics in the College of Mathematical and Natural Sciences will be announced shortly.  Candidates are welcome to apply to both positions.

Applicants must have attained or be close to completing a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related discipline.  Successful candidates must complete their Ph.D. prior to starting the appointment. Applicants should submit the following items:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A curriculum vitae, including a publication list
  3. A statement of research, not exceeding 3 pages
  4. A statement of teaching, not exceeding 2 pages
  5. Three (3) letters of reference
  6. A sample of three significant publications (optional)

For best consideration, applications should be submitted online by December 11, 2017 by going to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/search (position # 119367). Inquires can be directed to QEsearch@umd.edu  


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