Current open faculty and staff positions are listed below



Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position

The Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for an open rank, tenured/tenure-track position in Computer Science to begin in the Fall of 2022. Applicants should have or be completing a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, have demonstrated the ability to pursue a funded research program, have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and have 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 applications that can build and expand upon the areas of specialization in computer science.

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. 

The CSEE department is research-oriented and multi-disciplinary with programs in Computer Science (CS), Computer Engineering (CE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Data Science, and Cybersecurity. Our faculty (39 tenure-track, 17 teaching, and 17 research) enjoy collaboration, working across our specializations as well as with colleagues from other STEM, humanities and the arts departments, and external partners. We have more than 2,000 undergraduate CS and CE majors and more than 800 graduate students in our CS, CE, EE, Data Science, and Cybersecurity graduate programs. We have awarded 364 Ph.D. degrees since our establishment in 1986. Our research is supported by a growing and diverse portfolio from government and industrial sponsors with over $7M in yearly research expenditures. We work to help new colleagues be successful by providing competitive startup packages, reduced teaching loads, and active mentoring. 

The College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) at UMBC crosses the boundaries of engineering, computing, and information disciplines to develop research and educational programs that engage faculty, students, and staff from all of the disciplines. COEIT is deeply committed to the success of all of our faculty. We have formal programs including “launch committees” to encourage regular and structured mentorship for faculty to start successfully, mentoring programs to provide support in the longer term, shared services for grant finance support, grant writing and editing support, monthly gatherings in which faculty share lunch and community, and we encourage all of our faculty to participate in the university’s eminent scholar mentor program to build relationships with leaders in the field beyond UMBC. You can read more about these programs and our Diversity & Inclusion initiatives on the COEIT website at https://coeit.umbc.edu

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds (http://facultydiversity.umbc.edu). According to the 2021 US News and World Best Colleges Report, UMBC placed 6th in the Most Innovative Schools category and 6th in the Best Undergraduate Teaching category. To continue to support this goal, the Faculty Development Center leads the Nation in supporting and guiding faculty in their educational mission with regular workshops and pedagogical demonstrations. In the 2021 Chronicle of Higher Education Great College to Work For rankings, UMBC is on the list for the 12th year in a row and is in the Honor roll for the 10th year. 

UMBC is a research-intensive university that is leading the world in inclusive excellence in research and teaching. We are redefining how to teach, and we are one of the most innovative universities in the nation, according to US News. Our research is bold, cross disciplinary, and leverages our location near the hospitals in Baltimore, NIH, NASA, NSF and USGS. Inclusive excellence also means being a strong community partner in Baltimore, and the UMBC Shriver Center and Center for Democracy and Civil life help forge and maintain connections. Social justice is core to our role in Baltimore, Maryland, and beyond. 

UMBC’s campus is located on 500 acres just off I-95 between Baltimore and Washington DC, and less than 10 minutes from the BWI airport and Amtrak station. The campus includes the bwtech@UMBC research and technology park, which has special programs for startups focused on cybersecurity, clean energy, life sciences, and training. We are surrounded by one of the greatest concentrations of commercial, cultural, and scientific activity in the nation. Located at the head of the Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore has all the advantages of modern, urban living, including professional sports, major art galleries, theaters, and a symphony orchestra. The city’s famous Inner Harbor area is an exciting center for entertainment and commerce. The nation’s capital, Washington, DC, is a great tourist attraction with its historical monuments and museums. Just ten minutes from downtown Baltimore and 30 from the D.C. Beltway, UMBC offers easy access to the region’s resources by car or public transportation. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of research experience and interests, a statement of teaching experience and interests, a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, a CV, and three letters of recommendation at http://apply.interfolio.com/99626.

For full consideration, please submit application materials by January 15th, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send questions to and see http://csee.umbc.edu/jobs for more information.



Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position

Computing or Engineering Human Health Open Rank

Description. The College of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking to build on our strengths in research that intersects human health by making multiple hires at all levels. Examples of research areas include but are not limited to: ethical AI for healthcare data, community centered data science to understand health inequities, AI analysis of biomedical images for screening and diagnosis, user inspired design for rehabilitation engineering, work to understand the relationship between air quality and health inequities, and development of novel engineered therapeutics. There are many exciting areas at the intersection of health, engineering, and computing, and we are looking forward to seeing applications from candidates interested in these intersectional research areas. As part of the interview process, candidates will have the opportunity to meet with departments and select the department where they feel they will be most successful.

At UMBC, we advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. We are a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. We offer academically talented students a strong undergraduate foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. At the graduate level, we emphasize science, engineering, information technology, human services, and public policy. Additionally, we contribute to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is located near Johns Hopkins Medical School, the University of Maryland Medical School, NIH, NIST, and DoD medical research command at Ft. Detrick. There are phenomenal opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across universities as well as government research labs and foundations. The HHMI Janelia Research Campus is less than an hour from UMBC.

The College of Engineering and Information Technology has four departments: Information Systems, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering. The College is a collaborative environment where faculty are encouraged and supported to collaborate across disciplines both at UMBC and with researchers in other institutions. Community engaged research is also strongly supported both by the College and by the Shriver Center that for over 30 years has been dedicated to community connections and engagement.

UMBC is located in Baltimore County, 10 minutes from downtown Baltimore. Our faculty live and work in the city as well as in the broader Maryland region. The area is vibrant with fantastic theater, arts, restaurants, and outdoor activities minutes from campus.

Qualifications. Candidates must have a PhD by June 2022 to be considered for a position. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who are members of groups that have been historically excluded from the professoriate. UMBC is a minority serving institution, and it is important to us that our faculty reflect the diversity of our incredible students.

Application Instructions. Electronic submission of applications is required at http://apply.interfolio.com/96156. All applications must be submitted as PDF files. Individual applications will not be reviewed until all six of the following materials are received:

1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Statement regarding one’s experience and commitment to diversity and inclusion
4) Research statement
5) Teaching statement
6) Names and contact information of at least three references

For inquiries, please send email to Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled, subject to the availability of funds. For best consideration, please submit all application materials by this date.

UMBC was established upon the land of the Piscataway Conoy and Susquehannock peoples. Over time, citizens of many more Indigenous nations have come to reside in this region. We humbly offer our respects to all past, present, and future Indigenous people connected to this place.

UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Application Process. This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



Lecturer – Non-tenure Track Faculty Position

The Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer. This full-time position begins in Fall 2022. The position may also have teaching and administrative responsibilities in the computer science program offered at The Universities at Shady Grove, in Montgomery County, Maryland.

The preferred qualification is a master’s degree in computer science or a closely related discipline. Ideal candidates will also have evidence of strong organizational skills. Experience in academia, industry and government will be considered in the evaluation of the candidate. Candidates who have had a non-academic career with a demonstrated commitment to teaching are encouraged to apply and may want to emphasize their industry experience.

The Lecturer position is renewable. Lecturers teach a wide range of courses, primarily at the undergraduate level. They advise students, mentor teaching assistants, and help shape departmental practices and policies. Lecturers are expected to continue their professional growth and will have the opportunity to be promoted through the ranks of Senior Lecturer and Principal Lecturer.  

The CSEE Department is large and growing, with a diverse community of over 2,000 undergraduate majors in computer science and computer engineering.  Professors of the Practice, along with Lecturers and a cadre of tenure-track faculty, are the driving force behind the department’s broad effort to ensure a quality education for our undergraduates: working to improve computing education, curriculum, diversity, and student support. CSEE faculty collaborate with the Center for Women in Technology to increase the diversity of those who create technology, with programs designed for women in computing and engineering and transfer students from underrepresented groups.  In addition to our undergraduate programs, the department has graduate programs in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, cybersecurity and data science. Our faculty enjoy collaboration within the department, across departments, and with partners outside the university. 

UMBC is a research intensive university that is leading the world in inclusive excellence in research and teaching. We are redefining how to teach and we are one of the most innovative universities in the Nation: According to the 2021 US News and World Best Colleges Report, UMBC is ranked 6th in the Most Innovative Schools category and 6th in Best Undergraduate Teaching category. Our research is bold, cross disciplinary, and leverages our location near to the hospitals in Baltimore, NIH, NASA, NSF, and the USGS. Inclusive excellence also means being a strong community partner in Baltimore, and the UMBC Shriver Center and Center for Democracy and Civil life help forge and maintain connections. Social justice is core to our role in Baltimore, Maryland, and beyond.

Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds (http://facultydiversity.umbc.edu). To continue to support this goal, the Faculty Development Center leads the Nation in supporting and guiding faculty in their educational mission with regular workshops and pedagogical demonstrations. In the 2021 Chronicle of Higher Education Great Colleges to Work For rankings, UMBC is on the list for the 12th year in a row and is in the Honor roll for the 10th year.

UMBC’s campus is located on 500 acres just off I-95 between Baltimore and Washington DC, and less than 10 minutes from the BWI airport and Amtrak station. The campus includes the bwtech@UMBC research and technology park, which has special programs for startups focused on cybersecurity, clean energy, life sciences, and training. We are surrounded by one of the largest concentrations of commercial, cultural and scientific activity in the nation. Located at the head of the Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore has all the advantages of modern, urban living, including professional sports, major art galleries, theaters and a symphony orchestra. The city’s famous Inner Harbor area is an exciting center for entertainment and commerce. The nation’s capital, Washington, DC, is a great tourist attraction with its historical monuments and museums. Just ten minutes from downtown Baltimore and 30 minutes from the D.C. Beltway, UMBC offers easy access to the region’s resources by car or public transportation. UMBC is one of nine institutions represented at The Universities at Shady Grove, a consortium of universities within the University System of Maryland, located in Rockville, MD.

Applications are accepted on Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/100367). The initial application consists of the candidate’s curriculum vitae or resume, a brief statement describing the candidate’s teaching experience and a statement describing how the candidate will contribute to UMBC’s commitment to inclusive excellence. Promising candidates will be asked to supply three letters of recommendation and teaching evaluations. For full consideration, please submit application materials by January 15th, 2022.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Questions regarding the positions or the application process may be directed to the chair of the search committee at .

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.