Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor


University of Maryland
Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2)

Tenure-track and tenured positions at the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) of the University of Maryland

The Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) has openings for multiple tenured and/or tenure- track faculty positions in cybersecurity. There is particular interest in the broader area of systems security but exceptional candidates will be considered in all areas of cybersecurity such as (in alphabetical order) adversarial machine learning, blockchain and cryptocurrency security, cryptography, data-driven security, human-centered security, network and wireless security, PL- oriented and software security, privacy/censorship/fairness and side-channel analysis, attacks, and defenses. Successful applicants will have a tenure home either with the Department of Computer Science or the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland and will also have a joint appointment at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS).

Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland are consistently ranked among the top 15 nationally. In 2019, the Maryland Cybersecurity Center moved into its new state-of-the-art facility, the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering. Additional information about the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and UMIACS is available at www.cyber.umd.edu/, www.cs.umd.edu, http://www.ece.umd.edu and at www.umiacs.umd.edu. To learn more about the Iribe Center, please visit: iribe.umd.edu/.

Interested candidates should apply on-line at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/76588 or go to www.ejobs.umd.edu and search under Faculty for position 105032 in order to receive consideration. Applications are accepted all year until all positions are filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have complete versions of their materials – including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and recommendation letters from at least four references—uploaded by February 10th, 2020. Candidates will be prompted when submitting the application to submit all information for their references. Questions can be directed to the faculty recruitment committee at tdumitra@umd.edu. The Maryland Cybersecurity Center is committed to building a diverse faculty pre-eminent in its mission of research, education, and service to the community, and we especially encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities. In addition, candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students in promoting and fostering inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in the application materials.

The University of Maryland, College Park, was founded in 1856 and is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Its 1,250-acre College Park campus is minutes away from Washington, D.C., the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research organizations, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non- profit organizations offers unique opportunities for engagement for faculty and students.

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.