Functional title: Instructional Faculty/Lecturer
Position summary: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is looking to hire an instructional faculty member who will work with our bright and enthusiastic ECE students. We are looking to hire instructional faculty both at the lecturer level and senior lecturer level – depending on the individual's level of experience. The Electrical and Computer Engineering department is expanding, and has a rapidly growing student body.
Responsibilities: During each fall and spring semester, we anticipate that the lecturer will teach up to four sections involving programming and digital logic design. (This could involve multiple sections of the same course). The lecturer may also decide to participate in curriculum development or to become involved in the departments' vibrant research community via research grants. Opportunities for summer and winter teaching for additional pay are also available.
Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a related field. In-depth knowledge of and proficiency in teaching C and UNIX as well as digital logic design is also required.
Preferences: Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field. Experience teaching logic design laboratory. Experience and expertise with computer organization.
Additional information: Candidates should upload a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of references, a listing of recently taught courses and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations, teaching awards), and a cover letter highlighting the specific strengths of the candidate with respect to this position. Candidates who are interested in pursuing research activities in parallel with teaching should include in the cover letter a brief description of their interest.
Candidates interested in also being considered for a parallel search taking place within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for the Bachelor of Science program in Embedded Systems and the Internet of Things (https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/73572) should indicate so in the cover letter.
Our department is committed to an inclusive culture that fosters the success of students, staff and faculty irrespective of race, gender identity or gender expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, etc. We are particularly interested in growing the diversity of our student population, and encourage candidates who have experience in engaging with and supporting students of diverse backgrounds to include in the cover letter a description of their experience, perspective on the subject, and interest in pursuing such activities in our department.
For best consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by January 27, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled. For any information or questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best consideration date: January 27, 2020
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of research achievements and publications in one of the following areas:
a) Machine learning algorithms and applications with methodologies from signal processing, computer vision, and/or optimization;
b) Internet of Things (IoT) broadly defined, including hardware/software methodologies of scalable, secure and resilient infrastructure for connected smart devices, data analytics, edge and cloud computing; and
c) Quantum information processing and technology, particularly with a focus on applications at the intersection of engineering and physical science.
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 maintain active research programs and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
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.
For best consideration, applications should be submitted by 10 December 2019 online at https://ejobs.umd.edu (position number 125223). An application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references, examples of research achievements including three significant publications, a research statement (not exceeding three pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy (not exceeding two pages). The applicant should clearly indicate in the cover letter which of the above areas best fits the candidate’s research interests.
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 unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. 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 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.
The A. James Clark’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering consistently ranks in the top 20 ECE programs in the country by US News, and it offers a collegial, supportive environment in which faculty can thrive.
The Department is closely involved with internationally recognized multi-disciplinary research institutes and centers, such as the Institute of Systems Research (ISR), the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), the Maryland Robotics Center (MRC), the Maryland Cyber-security Center (MC2), 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). The Department is launching the Academy of Machine Learning and an IoT program for undergraduate students as well as a new Master program in Machine Learning, and is rapidly expanding collaborations with industry and government laboratories in these areas. The innovation and entrepreneurship programs on campus recently brought the University to the top 10 in Entrepreneurship Magazine.
Some notable facts include:
- Received the 8th largest gift in history to a public higher education institution from A. James & Alice B Clark Foundation of $220M. This includes funding to assist faculty and attract and fund first-year Ph.D. students.
- The Clark School has a dedicated external relations staff to help promote faculty research, which has been featured on covers of Science magazine, ABC, Washington Post, New York Times, and CNN.
- Opened Clark Hall in January 2018 with almost 40,000 sq ft of lab space and an innovation lab for capstone design projects and student teams.
- The Great College Park initiative is a $1B public-private investment in the town that is the home of UMD. It is creating not only a dynamic and innovative academic environment, but also a vibrant downtown community with restaurants, new residential units, live music and amenities
Solicitation for Full-time Lecturer Position for BSESIOT at Shady Grove
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking applications for Professional Track Faculty (PTK) for full-time positions at the Lecturer and Senior Lecturer appointments for the new Bachelor of Science in Embedded Systems and the Internet of Things housed at the Universities at Shady Grove. Appointments to these ranks are typically one to three years and are renewable.
The BSESIOT is a 2+2 program, which admits students with an Associate’s degree in computer science, engineering and other related STEM areas. It provides training for 61 credits at the junior and senior years leading to the Bachelor degree. The educational objective of the program is to provide students with a solid foundation in key emerging technologies of the “Internet of Things” (IoT), the ability to integrate devices into complete IoT systems, and an understanding of how IoT fits within the wider context of information and communications technologies. The curriculum is cross-cutting and takes critical topics in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, information technology, and analytics to serve the needs of emerging technologies. Graduates are expected to be well versed in object-oriented as well as scripting languages, knowledgeable about the hardware behind microprocessors, sensors and communication systems, and have hands-on experience with real-world IoT applications including security, cloud computing, and machine learning. Instruction will take place at the newly constructed Biological and Engineering Sciences Building at the Universities at Shady Grove. More information can be found in https://shadygrove.ece.umd.edu/.
The minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in computer and STEM fields, and/or 10 years of experience in the IOT and related jobs. Applicants with demonstrable expertise in embedded hardware design, protocols and gateways, cyber-physical security, machine learning and cloud computing platforms will receive special consideration. Successful applicants are expected to teach, mentor, and conduct research involving undergraduate students.
For best consideration, applications should be submitted by 10 December 2019 online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/73572. An application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references, and if possible, examples of research and/or teaching achievements including three significant publications, a research statement (not exceeding three pages), students evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy (not exceeding two pages).
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.