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Term Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Anticipated starting salary in the low to mid $70,000s. Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
May 21, 2023

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Term Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science The George Mason University, Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS) in the College of Science invites applications for a full-time, term faculty position at the Term Assistant Professor level. This is a term position and not eligible for tenure. George Mason University has a strong instructional 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. About the Position:Starting in August 2023, the individual serving in this position will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester, maintaining the design of a multi-section undergraduate course, and contribute to the university through service. Teaching responsibilities will include both in-person and on-line modalities. Service to the university will include responsibilities to the department, the college, and/ or the university. While this position does not include research responsibilities, candidates are able to conduct research and lead research projects.Required Qualifications:Applicants must have a masters degree in Data Science or Computational Science.Preferred Qualifications:Applicants with previous course development experience are preferred.About the Department:CDS is an interdisciplinary department with major research directions in Modeling and Simulation, Data Science, and Computational Social Science. The successful candidate would benefit from a highly collaborative environment in a rapidly growing department.Statement of Diversity:George Mason University College of Science (Mason Science) is committed to advancing access, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (A-JEDI) throughout our STEM community, including within our hiring and retention practices. At Mason Science, our values include fostering an organizational culture that promotes anti-racism, belonging, respect, and civility. We believe that a diversity of opinions, cultures, and perspectives is what provides vibrancy, innovation, and growth to an academic community. By prioritizing inclusive excellence in academics, teaching, research, and global engagement, we strive to attract a diverse pool of faculty and staff who exemplify the Mason Science mission and vision.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, teaching statement (philosophy of teaching), and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"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! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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