Multiple Open-Rank, Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 05, 2022
Closes
Dec 06, 2022
Ref
FAC8957
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure EngineeringMultiple Open-Rank, Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Structural EngineeringThe George Mason University Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering (CEIE), within the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), invites applications for multiple open-rank, tenured or tenure-track faculty positions in structural engineering, beginning Fall 2023. Senior candidates with established records of outstanding research and excellent teaching may be considered for tenured associate professor or professor positions. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in structural engineering and mechanics; develop an independent, externally funded research program; advise students; participate in all aspects of the department's mission; serve the profession; and embrace and help advance the University's strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.Required Qualifications:Applicants must have received a PhD in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, or a closely related field by the start date of the position, should have demonstrated potential for excellence and productivity in research, and have a commitment to high-quality teaching.Preferred Qualifications:We seek outstanding candidates in all areas of structural engineering. Evaluation of the candidate will be based on the innovative nature of their work and their potential for future excellence, rather than any particular specialization. A demonstrated ability to collaborate across disciplines in engineering, computing, and humanities is desirable. Mason provides faculty with unique opportunities to engage in transdisciplinary research through the Institute for a Sustainable Earth and the Institute for Digital Innovation, and we seek candidates who can leverage these resources. The Department and the College place high value on engaging students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and candidates from these groups are especially encouraged to apply.About the Department:CEIE is a vibrant and fast-growing Department, with a focus on transdisciplinary research with global impact. The department offers MS and PhD programs, in addition to an ABET-accredited BS degree. During the last 5 years, the department has experienced tremendous growth in new research awards, and in enrollment in the PhD program. Total enrollment across all degrees in CEIE has increased to 400 students. The Volgenau School of Engineering is committed to significant investment in expansion of the department faculty and to double the current size within 5-10 years with a focus on research excellence. The department has an enviable and strong relationship with industry, including over 30 companies and individuals working in partnership as the Civil Engineering Institute (http://civil.gmu.edu/about-cei), a unique organization formed to support the mission and vision of the department. Further information about the department can be found on its web site at http://www.civil.gmu.edu/ .Mason Engineering: The Future of Engineering is HereThe College of Engineering and Computing at George Mason University is comprised of the Volgenau School of Engineering and the School of Computing. The College is a fast-growing force for innovation in research and education. Ranked nationally in the top 100 in both undergraduate and graduate education, the College boasts 10,000 students in 37 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs, including several first-in-the-nation offerings. Of the 302 full-time faculty who comprise the College, 93 are tenured, 75 are tenure-track, 82 are instructional faculty, and 52 are research faculty. As part of a nationally ranked research university, its research teams expended more than $70 million in sponsored research awards last year and has projects with over $400 million in current and anticipated awards. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's technology corridor, Mason Engineering stands out for its research in many leading areas including artificial intelligence, data analytics engineering, cybersecurity engineering, biomedical imaging and devices, autonomous systems, 5G communications, systems architectures, computational biomedicine, community-based healthcare, advanced materials and manufacturing, sustainable infrastructure, and more. The College highly encourages multidisciplinary research and provides faculty with opportunities to work with other disciplines.George Mason University is the largest and most diverse public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of 40,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It was classified as an R1 research institution in 2016 by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason is located in the city of Fairfax in Northern Virginia at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. Northern Virginia is also home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation, providing excellent opportunities for interaction with industry. Fairfax is consistently rated as being among the best places to live in the country, and has an outstanding local public school system.In conjunction with Amazon's decision to establish a second headquarters in Northern Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia announced a multi-year plan to invest in the growth of degree programs in computing. George Mason University has committed to accelerate its plans to increase its capacity in engineering and computing. Some of the university's exciting plans are the launch of the Institute for Digital InnovAtion, a university think tank and incubator to serve the digital economy, and the expansion of its Arlington Campus with a 360,000 square foot building-Fuse at Mason Square. Fuse will become the nexus of Mason's transdisciplinary research, entrepreneurship, and academic program efforts in digital innovation, and will unite the public and private sectors in a collaborative alliance to address the world's grand challenges.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F640AZ; at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a statement of professional goals including your perspective on teaching and research (to attach as 'Other Doc'), a complete CV with publications, a statement on what diversity and inclusion means to you (to attach as 'Other Doc 2'), and the names of three professional references. The review of applications will begin December 16, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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