University of Maryland, College Park
Academic Advisor (117956)
The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering is seeking an Academic Advisor who will be responsible for providing academic advising for undergraduate students majoring in electrical and computer engineering, assisting with related academic administrative matters, and supporting various special programs in the Department.
Qualifications include: A Bachelor’s degree is required with a minimum of two years of full-time related higher education experience. A Master’s degree in Higher Education or Student Affairs may substitute for experience.
The position involves a great deal of student contact and requires excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Successful candidates will possess enthusiasm and a positive approach to work, excellent rapport with diverse groups of people, and a commitment to the educational development of undergraduate students.
A Master’s degree in Higher Education or Student Affairs. Experience in undergraduate academic advising, higher education student personnel administration, and/or counseling in a higher education setting is highly desirable. Prior experience with peer mentoring programs and advising STEM college students preferred. Knowledge of the University of Maryland College Park is a plus.
For best consideration, apply by February 1, 2019 to: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/66632
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, or other related engineering departments.
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.
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 10, 2018 by going to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/search (position # 119367). Inquiries can be directed to QEsearch@umd.edu.
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