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Position Summary
The Coordinator for Communications and Marketing will report directly to the
Director of External Relations and will take the lead in marketing, communications and public relations for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering. The Coordinator will also provide assistance with departmental events and manage the website.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, public relations or related field.

Three (3) years’ professional experience in marketing, communications or public relations required. The work experience may be substituted by an equivalent combination of graduate level education and experience.

Excellent oral and written communications, and creative, interpersonal, and organization skills are essential. Ability to interact successfully and collaboratively with individuals from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures is required.

Design skills, as well as experience with web content management and electronic communications, are desirable, but not required. Ability to work independently, think creatively to solve problems, and take on new challenges proactively is highly valued.

Diversity Statement
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.


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland, seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions to begin in August 2016 in the area of: Microelectronics. This position addresses a broad area of specializations including but not limited to, solid state electronic devices, circuits, nanotechnology, nanofabrication and nanoelectronics, wide-band gap semiconductors and devices, power devices, power electronics, sensors, biosensors, chemical sensors , energy conversion and harvesting, micro and nanoelectromechanical systems, wide and narrow bandgap semiconductors, RF circuits, ultra-high frequency technologies, new technologies for IC chip development and testing including 3D printed circuits, biomedical devices, circuits and systems, organic electronics, quantum devices and computers.

Appointments at all ranks will be considered. Applicants should have received or expect to receive their PhD in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline prior to August 2016. Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor should be creative and adaptable, and should have a high potential for both teaching and research.  Candidates for the ranks of Associate and Full Professor should have distinguished records in research and a strong interest in educational programs.                                                                                          

For best consideration, applications should be submitted by February 15, 2016 to (position number 121550). Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with list of publications, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of at least four references.


The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to the principle of diversity.  Applications from minority groups and women are especially invited.