Assistant Professor - University of Maryland, Baltimore County in Baltimore Maryland

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland 21250

United States

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The Information Systems (IS) Department at UMBC invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level starting August 2016. We are searching for a candidate with research interests and experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or knowledge management (KM). The ideal candidate should have expertise in conducting AI/KM research to improve decision making in application domains closely relevant to one or more active research areas in the IS department, preferably health IT, social computing, and smart environments.

The research areas of current faculty in the Department of Information Systems include Artificial Intelligence/Knowledge Management, Databases and Data Mining, Human Centered Computing, Software Engineering, and Health Information Technology. Candidates must have earned a PhD in Information Systems or a related field no later than August 2016. Candidates should be engaged in research that fosters collaboration with at least one of these areas. Preference will be given to those who can collaborate with current faculty. Candidates should have a strong potential for excellence in research, the ability to develop and sustain an externally funded research program, and the ability to contribute to our mission of excellent graduate and undergraduate education. Exceptionally qualified candidates in an area other than AI/KM that aligns well with the department’s mission may be considered.

The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Information Systems and Business Technology Administration. Graduate degree programs, MS and PhD, are offered in both Information Systems and Human-Centered Computing, including an innovative online MS in IS program. Consistent with the UMBC vision, the Department has excellent teaching facilities, state-of-the-art laboratories, and outstanding technical support. UMBC’s Technology Center, Research Park, and Center for Entrepreneurship are major indicators of active research and outreach. Further details on our research, academic programs, and faculty can be found at Members of underrepresented groups, including women and minorities, are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications will not be reviewed until the following materials are received: a cover letter, a one-page statement of teaching interests, a one to two-page statement of research interests, and a CV. Electronic copies should be submitted to the IS department through the following link: For inquiries, please contact Barbara Morris (410) 455-3795 or or Dr. Dongsong Zhang (410) 455-2851 or Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. These positions are subject to the availability of funds.

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

Keyword Phrases

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Knowledge Management (KM)
  • Decision making in application domains
  • Assistant Professor
  • IS Department
  • Information Science
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: 0-0 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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