Assistant Graduate Program Director for Data Science

The Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a 12-month, full time, non-tenure track faculty position that will serve as the Assistant Graduate Program Director to oversee the UMBC’s Data Science Master’s and Certificate programs offered at its Shady Grove campus while helping with the academic and administrative work for the same program running at UMBC’s main campus. Appointment rank will be based on applicant experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, this position serves as the Assistant Graduate Program Director of UMBC’s programs leading to a professional master’s degree and certificate in Data Science. This cross disciplinary program is offered to professional students through a partnership between the College of Engineering and Information Technology; the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences; the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering; and UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies (DPS). The incumbent is expected to teach two courses per semester in the program. In addition, the incumbent will: oversee curriculum and instruction; recruit and supervise qualified part-time faculty; support ongoing strategic initiatives for data science program; collaborate with DPS on program marketing, student recruitment and retention activities; pursue business development opportunities with industry; and carry out the administrative duties associated with academic program oversight. The candidate is expected to attend departmental meetings, and faculty gatherings, and social events at UMBC’s main campus and also help with academic and administrative work at the main campus program.

APPLICATION: For best consideration, submit a cover letter, a brief statement of teaching, complete CV, a statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion, and , and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references through the Interfolio website Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Emailed applications will not be accepted. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Ergun Simsek, Search Committee Chair,

Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science at UMBC (2020)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) invites applications for two, open rank, tenured/tenure-track positions in Computer Science (CS) to begin in the Fall of 2020. Applicants should have or be completing a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, have demonstrated the ability to pursue a research program, have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Candidates will be expected to build and lead a team of student researchers, obtain external research support, and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses.

We welcome candidates in all areas of specialization in Computer Science. Some areas of interest for applicants include but are not limited to: information assurance and cybersecurity; mobile, wearable, and IoT systems; big data with an emphasis on machine learning, brain-inspired methods, and high-performance computing; knowledge and database systems; and graphics and visualization.

We are committed to inclusive excellence and innovation and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. UMBC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Multiple Instructional Faculty Positions

The Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for multiple non-tenure track positions at the ranks of Lecturer and Professor of the Practice. These full-time positions begin Fall 2020. Some of these positions will have teaching and/or administrative responsibilities in the computer science program offered at The Universities at Shady Grove, in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Applications are accepted on Interfolio ( The initial application consists of the candidate’s curriculum vitae or resume and a brief statement describing the candidate’s teaching experience. Promising candidates will be asked to supply three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations and a statement describing how the candidate will contribute to UMBC’s commitment to inclusive excellence. For full consideration, please submit application materials by March 15th, 2020.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Part-time Instructors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity or Data Science

We are always interested in talking to people who want to explore teaching as a part-time instructor in our programs. If you are interested, please send an email message to that briefly describes your background and the areas in which you would like to teach.

Opportunities for Students

The Department has a number of part-time opportunities for undergraduate students as undergraduate research or teaching assistants. We also post some announcements for internships and full time positions both within UMBC and elsewhere. See posts tagged with jobs for recent ones.