Tenure Track position-University of Maryland College of Information Studies and Dept of Criminology and Criminal Justice

The College of Information Studies (Maryland’s iSchool) and the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, College Park invite applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position with a focus on building systems for and conducting data-driven analyses in crime, law and justice. Examples of possible research approaches include: data mining; information visualization; automating or advancing data pre-processing; signal processing, computer vision, and natural language processing; applied machine learning; algorithmic transparency, debiasing algorithms and data, and algorithmic accountability; and computational social science.

We are interested in candidates who apply these topics in the context of criminology, justice, and criminal law (e.g., predictive policing, pretrial risk assessment, database building through open sources, linking criminal records, recidivism prediction, management of bodycam video, face recognition in surveillance images, management of DNA evidence). Candidates with data-driven approaches to related social science topics are encouraged to apply.

This will be a joint position with the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the iSchool. Tenure home will be negotiated at the time of hire. A record of excellence in scholarship and a strong commitment to research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a related field.

To Apply: Applicants should apply electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/71777. Applications should include the following documents (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement and (5) a list of names and e-mail addresses for three references. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Questions can be addressed to Laura Dugan and Katie Shilton, Chairs of the Criminal Justice/iSchool Search Committee at ldugan@umd.edu and kshilton@umd.edu.

University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland and is just minutes away from Washington, D.C. The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer with a commitment to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. We are committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

University of Maryland

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