Hi all,

The iSchool at the University of Maryland is hiring an open rank professor
in the areas of Information Retrieval, Applied Machine Learning or Data
Science. Best consideration date is 11/27/2018. More details below, happy
to answer questions. Interested people please apply through this link:



Posting Details

Position Number: 124397
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 100
Unit: INFO-College of Information Studies
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship
institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre campus is
just minutes away from Washington, D.C. This unique proximity to business
and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, nongovernmental
organizations, and a myriad of research entities is simply unparalleled.
Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound in the
nation’s capital and surrounding areas. 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 the world. The University’s College of Information Studies is one of
the largest and fastest growing Information Schools in the world, with a
highly dynamic undergraduate program, recognized excellence in three
Masters programs (in Information Management, Information Human-Computer
Interaction, and Library and Information Science), and a large and diverse
doctoral program. Faculty in the College conduct research on a broad range
of important questions at the intersection of people, information and
technology, including, for example, policy and ethics, information
retrieval and information seeking behavior, social network analysis,
privacy, cybersecurity, design science, and archives and records
management. The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer
Studies is one of the nation’s premiere computational research institutes,
with faculty from Computer Science, Biology, Electrical and Computer
Engineering, the iSchool, the Smith School of Business and Linguistics who
together attract about $40 million annually in grants, contracts and gifts
to support their research.
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College
Park (Maryland’s iSchool) and the University of Maryland Institute for
Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) invite applications for an open rank
tenure-track or tenured position with a focus on computational support for
information access and analytics. The successful candidate will teach at
the undergraduate and graduate level, engage in an active program of
high-impact research, provide research advising to students at all levels,
and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the
university. Assistant professors are hired for 3 years, with potential
renewal for three more years and tenure. Associate Professors can be hired
with tenure, or with the potential for future tenure. Professors are hired
with tenure. For tenured positions, the tenure home will be the iSchool. A
joint appointment in UMIACS is possible for well qualified candidates whose
research involves advanced computational methods. UMIACS faculty have
renewable term appointments. Salary and benefits are competitive based upon
qualifications and experience.
Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a passion for research and teaching, and
a record of research, teaching and service that meets the iSchool criteria
for the requested rank (see
https://ischool.umd.edu/committee-appointments-promotion-and-tenure). A
doctorate in information studies, computer science, informatics, or a
related field is required at the time of appointment.

Examples of research topics that are of interest for this position include
information retrieval systems, applied machine learning, social network
analysis, and algorithmic transparency and accountability; candidates with
interests in other related topics are equally encouraged to apply.
Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 10/29/2018
Closing Date: 12/22/2018
Open Until Filled No
Best Consideration Date 11/27/2018
Physical Demands
Diversity Statement:

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.
Applicant Documents
*Required Documents*

   1. Cover Letter
   2. Curriculum Vitae
   3. Research (examples: research statement, research programs)
   4. Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
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