Capital One Chairs

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The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA is recruiting to fill two endowed professorship funded through a generous gift from Capital One with start dates on or after July 1, 2018. The openings are not restricted to any rank and outstanding candidates at all levels are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will also be given joint appointments with the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), a multi-disciplinary research institute.

Exceptional candidates in Machine Learning, Data Science, and Cybersecurity are being sought. Applicants working at the boundary of computer science and other disciplines are also encouraged to apply, and may be considered for joint positions with other departments or institutes on campus. A candidate should indicate in their cover letter if they might be interested in such a joint appointment.

The department is committed to building a diverse faculty 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.

Interested candidates should apply on-line at AND at in order to receive consideration. Search under Faculty for position #123708. The review of applications the process will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates will be prompted when submitting applications to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and provide contact information for at least four references. Questions about these positions can be directed to the faculty recruitment committee at: capitalonesearch [at] cs [dot] umd [dot] edu.