Research Faculty position in Computational Photonics


The Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking candidates for a Research Faculty position in the area of Computational Photonics. The appointment will be made at the level of an Assistant Research Scientist or Assistant Research Professor (or in exceptional cases at the Research Associate level) as commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will develop and validate computational models of opto-electronic oscillators, short-pulse, modelocked lasers, and possibly photonics crystal fibers. The research will involve close collaboration with experimentalists. More information about research in Computational Photonics at UMBC can be found at An appointment at the level of Assistant Research Professor would require the ability to engage in instructional activity in either or both the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department and the Mathematics and Statistics Department. Such an appointment would have to be approved by the appropriate department(s).

This position is available immediately. The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for additional years. A Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, or Electrical Engineering is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in computational methods for solving partial and ordinary differential equations, a strong background in physics and mathematics, and a strong interest in mentoring PhD students. Experience in the modeling of optical systems is useful but not required.

Interested applicants should email a CV and the names and contact information of three professional references to both Curtis Menyuk (menyuk at and John Zweck (zweck at For best consideration, applications should be received by June 1st, 2011. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

CIA info session, 5-6:30pm Tue March 15th, ITE 456

Are you interested in a career, internship or co-op position at the CIA or want to know if you qualify for a top secret clearance and employment opportunities at the CIA? If yes, we welcome you to attend an information session on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in ITE 456 from 5pm-6:30pm. You are encouraged to visit the CIA career page before attending to view the internship and full-time opportunities.

The CIA seeks Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Information Systems majors for full-time positions and summer internships. Apply by midnight Wednesday March 2 via UMBCworks to participate in an on campus resume review and interview with the CIA. A 3.00 GPA and US Citizenship are required. See:

  • CIA Undergraduate Internship/Co-op Position (UMBCworks Position ID- 9243367)
  • CIA Undergraduate Full-Time Positions (UMBCworks Position ID- 9243369)

The CIA is an independent agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers. They carry out “the intelligence cycle,” the process of collecting, analyzing, and disseminating intelligence information to top US government officials.


Intern and coop opportunities at NSA

The National Security Agency has an active internship and coop program in which many UMBC students take part.

Visit the National Security Agency to learn about intern and cooperative education positions, 9:15am – 3:00pm on Friday, March 11, 2011.

Challenge the unknown. Solve the impossible. And at NSA, it's about protecting the Nation. A career at NSA offers the opportunity to work with the best, shape the course of the world, and secure your own future. As a college undergrad, you can gain the experience you need while working toward your degree. And you'll get to experience first-hand what life at NSA is really like. Participate in this Shriver on the Road Visit to learn about the internship and co-op programs offered by the NSA.

The core mission of the NSA is to protect U.S. national security systems and to produce foreign signals intelligence information. NSA would like to invite students who meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance
  • Must be a freshman or sophomore
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be majoring in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Math

The Agenda for the Visit will include the following:

  • Tour of the National Cryptologic Museum
  • Free Lunch (Pizza, Cookies, Soda, etc)
  • Internship and Cooperative Education Information Session
  • NSA Intern/Co-op Meet and Greet
  • Security Awareness Presentation
  • Q and A Session

To participate: RSVP via UMBCcworks under Events (workshops) and send your resume to Casey Miller at The Shriver Center at UMBC, email: cmille1 at

Recruiting and jobs update

Follow the UMBC Career Sevices blog for the latest information on jobs and internships.  Here are some highlights for CS, CE and EE majors for the coming week.

  • Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems deadline for resume submission for On-Campus Interviews is midnight February 21st
  • MITRE's Corporate Visibility Day is Wednesday, February 23rd from 11am-2pm in Commons 331. Majors:  CE, CS, IS, EE, MATH, HCC, ENME, Systems Engineering, Cyber, Physics and all other IT and Engineering undergraduate and graduate students looking for full-time and internship opportunities. MITRE, a 10 time Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For", is a non-profit systems engineering firm. MITRE hires undergraduate and graduate students to work on exciting projects across the company as co-ops, summer interns, and post-graduation. You will take a major role working on real-time problems for one of our four Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs): the Department of Defense (DoD), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Homeland Security, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). MITRE seeks students with research and analysis skills combined with ability to work with a range of technologies

Millennial Media Inc. seeks Creative Quality Specialist

Millennial Media Inc. is seeking a highly talented, creative and motivated individual to support our creative services team. The Creative Quality Specialist, will be responsible for testing, approving and qualifying the variety of mobile executions that are produced by the Creative Services team. In addition, the Specialist will be responsible for improving testing protocols and remaining educated on new software and hardware updates in the mobile industry.

As an innovative technology leader, our mobile executions must be compelling and engaging, but most importantly reliable cross-device. We are a rapidly growing small company offering a challenging and dynamic work environment in a fast growing industry with competitive salary and benefits. Millennial Media was named the 2010 OnMedia Top Private Company in Digital Media. Join Millennial Media and become part of the most innovative and creative technology team in the industry.

If interested, contact Jenna Ullrich, Creative Services Coordinator, jullrich at

Desired Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Test all templates and executions produced by the Creative Services team
  • Report inconsistencies in both written and verbal forums
  • Define testing protocol for wide variety of products
  • Improve testing through automation and streamlining
  • Improve external testing methods for clients and salespeople
  • Communicate industry changing updates which affect how we certify
  • Communicate project status throughout testing
  • Perform other activities and duties as requested


  • Entry-level server side scripting, HTML and javascript
  • Experience in Unix/Linux environments
  • SVN/SSH experience
  • Understanding of proxy technology
  • Experience with QA automation
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think logically
  • Excellent communication skills, with strong written and verbal communications
  • Ability to respond to frequent demands of multiple customers
  • Applicant will be a self starter with a strong desire to grow both technically and in their knowledge of Millennial Media’s business

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum BS in Comp Science or Computer Engineering

LivingSocial is hiring in DC

Brian Muller of LivingSocial says that they are hiring.

"LivingSocial is looking for people to join us at our DC office who are interested in answering questions and discovering insights in data. We have a number of positions open right now for data engineers, from basic analysts to programmers to statisticians. Our job descriptions are purposefully vague right now; we are interested in people who, regardless of background, are motivated by curiosity to learn more in this space. If you're interested in data, and especially in big data, feel free to apply or send me an email. To apply, go to"


Computer Science lecturer position available

The UMBC CSEE Department invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time lecturer position to teach a variety of undergraduate computer science courses. Both a demonstrated ability to teach such courses and a strong interest in teaching undergraduates are essential. Applicants must have, or be about to receive, an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. Applications should be submitted by 15 March 2011 and the position will start on 23 August 2011.

Spring 2011 Employer Information Sessions a UMBC

Spring 2011 Employer Information Sessions

The following employers will be at UMBC this semester to meet with students to discuss their organizations and employment opportunities. These sessions offer students the chance to network and really prepare for the application process and/or interviews with the hosting organizations. Please RSVP via the Events tab in your UMBCworks account (access myUMBC under the Jobs & Internships topic in myUMBC). The complete employer information session schedule can be viewed here.

  • Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems (Electronic Systems Sector) — 2/2/11, 12:00-1:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Peace Corps — 2/8/11, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Math/Psych 210 — All Majors
  • Northrop Grumman Information Systems — 2/9/11, 12:00-1:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Business Technology Administration, Information Systems
  • Under Armour — 2/14/11, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Commons 331 — Accounting, Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Media and Communication Studies, Financial Economics, Economics, Computer Science, Business Technology Administration, Imaging & Digital Arts, Communications, Information Systems, All Majors
  • Revelytix — 2/22/11, 5:00-6:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Physics, Philosophy, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Northrop Grumman Information Systems — 2/23/11, 4:00-5:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Business Technology Administration, Information Systems
  • Life Technologies — 2/24/11, 5:30-6:30pm, Commons 318 — Biochemistry, Computer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Information Systems
  • Northrop Grumman Information Systems — 3/9/11, 4:00-5:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Business Technology Administration, Information Systems
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) — 3/15/11. 5:00-6:30pm, ITE 456 — Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (University Relations) — 3/16/11, 5:00-6:30pm, Commons 331 — Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics
  • United States Census Bureau — 3/28/11, 4:00-6:00pm, Commons 331 — Sociology, Psychology, Geography, Economics, Computer Science, Biological Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics
  • Harris Corporation — 3/28/11, 6:00-8:00pm, Commons 331 — Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Financial Economics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems
  • Northrop Grumman Information Systems — 3/30/11, 12:00-1:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Business Technology Administration, Information Systems
  • Revelytix — 3/30/11, 5:00-6:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Physics, Philosophy, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Northrop Grumman Information Systems — 4/13/11, 12:00-1:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Business Technology Administration, Information Systems
  • Revelytix — 4/26/11, 5:00-6:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Physics, Philosophy, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Northrop Grumman Information Systems — 4/27/11, 12:00-1:00pm, Math/Psych 210 — Business Technology Administration, Information Systems

Upcoming On-Campus Interview Deadlines for Spring 2011

Here is a sample of employers coming to conduct on-campus interviews at UMBC this spring. Check the UMBC Career Services blog often as employers will be added throughout the semester.

  • Sogeti
    Interviewing on 3/1/11 (UMBCworks Deadline to Apply: 2/15/11)
    Position: Consultant
    Majors: Business Technology Administration, Information Systems
  • National Security Agency (NSA)
    Interviewing on 3/3/11 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 2/17/11)
    Postitions: Computer Scientist, Global Network Analyst
    Majors: Cybersecurity, Computer Science
  • Schneider Electric
    Interviewing on 3/3/11 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 2/17/11)
    Positions: Engineering Intern, Systems Application Engineer
    Majors: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, All Majors
  • CACI International Inc.
    Interviewing on 3/4/11 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 2/18/11)
    Position: Engineer 2
    Majors: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering
  • Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems (Electronic Systems Sector)
    Interviewing on 3/7/11 (UMBCworks Deadline to Apply: 2/21/11)
    Position: Software Engineering Rotational Program
    Majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Stanley Black & Decker
    Interviewing on 3/9/11 (UMBCworks Deadline to Apply: 2/23/11)
    Position: Leadership Development Program – Operations
    Majors: Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
    Interviewing on 3/15/11 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 3/1/11)
    Positions: CIA Undergraduate Full-Time Positions, CIA Undergraduate Internship/Co-op Positions
    Majors: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (University Relations)
    Interviewing on 3/17/11 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 3/3/11)
    Positions: Engineering & Computer Science Opportunities (Intern), Engineering & Computer Science Opportunities (Full-time)
    Majors: Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics-Applied, Mathematics, Mathematics-Applied
  • Morgan Stanley
    Interviewing on 3/16/11 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 3/9/11)
    Position: Operations Summer Analyst Intern Program
    Majors: Accounting, Financial Economics, Economics, All Majors
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