Assistant Research Scientist

This rank is generally parallel to Assistant Professor. Appointees shall have demonstrated superior scientific research ability and be qualified and competent to direct the work of others (such as technicians, graduate students, and other research personnel). An earned doctoral degree will be a normal minimum requirement for appointment at this rank. Appointments are typically one to three years and are renewable.

To complete the Appointment, Evaluation and Promotion (AEP) process for an Assistant Research Scientist gather the required documents listed below and email them to UMIACS Coordinator Elizabeth Hontz.

*Each document needs to be signed and dated by the candidate for validity.

  • CV*
  • General List of Duties and Responsibilities*
  • UMIACS Professional-Track Faculty Policy*
  • Professional Statement*
    • This should cover your professional activities, administrative and/or managerial responsibilities, productivity, creativity, and professional development. Accomplished research and directions for future research should also be included, if applicable.
  • References
    • The candidate shall provide three references whom will be contacted by UMIACS to submit a letter of recommendation. At least one reference must be external to the University.