Data Science and Machine Learning Associate Professor or Professor - Endowed Tenured Position

University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
Commensurate with experience. This is an endowed position.
November 12 2021
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Full Time
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The College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland is recruiting to fill three endowed Professor positions in Data Science and Machine Learning.  Outstanding mid-career and senior candidates across all sub-fields, including applications of machine learning or data science in any area; and candidates working in foundational areas as well as interdisciplinary candidates working in exciting domains will be considered. Successful applicants may have a home department in Computer Science, Mathematics, or another appropriate department, or may have a joint appointment in two departments. 

The minimum qualifications are: Ph.D. in appropriate academic discipline. Strong demonstrated record in research, mentoring, and service to the broader scientific community. 

Applicants are strongly encouraged to have complete versions of their materials – including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names of at least four references – uploaded by December 31, 2021. Applications are accepted all year until all positions are filled. 

Applications must be submitted at this URL.

Successful applicants may have a home department in Computer Science, Mathematics, or another appropriate department, or may have a joint appointment in two departments.  Candidates should indicate their preferred home department and whether they might be interested in such a joint appointment in their cover letter. 

The University of Maryland is committed to building a diverse faculty pre-eminent in its missions of research, teaching, and service to the community, and it especially encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. In addition, candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials.

Successful applicants will start on or after July 1, 2022.

The university is undertaking major new initiatives in Data Science and Machine Learning, supported by existing efforts in related disciplines. The Department of Computer Science at UMD is consistently ranked among the top-15 nationally.  CSRankings ranks UMD #5 nationally when considering all subfields of Artificial Intelligence.  The Department of Mathematics is ranked #22 nationally, and it separately offers Ph.D. programs in Mathematics, Statistics, and AMSC (Applied Mathematics and Statistics and Scientific Computation). The latter is an interdisciplinary program that is ranked #12 nationally.  UMD is located just a few miles and a 20-minute metro ride from downtown DC.  Its location facilitates interaction with government agencies and many national labs, such as NIH, NIST, ARL, NRL, and NASA Godard.

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.

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