UMBC Information Systems 2 Tenure Track

Information Systems
The Information Systems Department at UMBC invites applications for two tenure-track faculty
positions at the Assistant Professor level starting August 2014. We are searching for candidates with
research interests in any of the following areas: Artificial Intelligence/Knowledge Management,
Database/Data Mining, Human Centered Computing, Software Engineering, and Health Information
Technology. Candidates must have earned a PhD in Information Systems or a related field at the time
of application submission.
Candidates should be engaged in research that spans two or more of these areas, with one of these
areas ideally being Health Information Technology. Preference will be given to those who can
collaborate with current faculty. Candidates for both positions 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 graduate and undergraduate teaching mission.
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, one or more sample
research papers, and a CV. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent
to the department as soon as possible. Electronic submission of materials as PDF documents is
preferred. Electronic copies should be sent to Copies can also be sent to: Dr.
Aryya Gangopadhyay, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, Information Systems Department, UMBC,
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250-5398. For inquiries, please contact Barbara Morris at (410)
455-3795 or
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. These
positions are subject to the availability of funds.
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from
minorities, women and individuals with disabilities.