Chair, Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology (and) Assistant/Associate/Professor (Tenure or Tenure-Track)

University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology

Position Information

Applications and nominations are currently being accepted for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology in the School of Business and Technology at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The chairperson position is a full-time twelve-month administrative appointment that may also carry a nine-month (tenure or tenure-track) faculty appointment as either an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. The chairperson position reports directly to the Dean of the School of Business and Technology.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology is one of five departments in the School of Business and Technology. With twelve (12) tenure track/tenured faculty, the department serves approximately 200 students and offers two undergraduate programs including Computer Science and Engineering Technology, and two graduate programs in Applied Computer Science and Cybersecurity Engineering Technology.


The Chairperson is the administrative and academic officer of the department and is responsible for curricula and new program development, administering and monitoring the departmental budget, attending to personnel matters, supervises the academic programs within the Department; assures that the performance of the Computer Science (BS) and Engineering Technology (BS) programs meets the curriculum standards of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET), and the Cybersecurity Engineering Technology (MS) program meets the curriculum standards of the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

Other responsibilities:

Fiscal management, marketing, and maintaining high standards in the department.

Provide leadership and promotes the attainment of the Department’s mission and goals.
Administration of all instructional programs and providing leadership in maintaining accreditation.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Dean.

Required Qualifications:

Doctorate in a relevant degree area, e.g. Computer Science or Engineering from a regionally accredited institution.
Successful recent academic leadership and administrative experience that demonstrates the ability to strongly advocate for excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and service that meet ABET or ATMAE accreditation standards.
The candidate’s teaching, scholarship, and service profile must be commensurate with tenure-track appointment at the rank of associate or full professor.

Preferred Qualifications
A demonstrated experience in ABET or ATMAE accreditation processes and standards; a track record of acquiring outside funding; and experience as an academic and administrative leader or experience as chair of an academic program.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential


Note: Individuals with degrees outside of the US may be subject to verification at the expense of the candidate.

Resume/Application Process
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest stating how the candidate’s experience applies to the position, leadership priorities, qualifications, and characteristics expressed in the search profile; A statement of leadership philosophy; a curriculum vitae, and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of five professional references, including the candidate’s professional relationship with each individual (References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior consent).

Please visit to apply. The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship.

UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.