Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)Multiple Open-Rank, Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty PositionsThe George Mason University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) within the College of Engineering and Computing invites applications for one or more tenured or tenure-track faculty positions beginning Fall 2023. Senior candidates with established records of outstanding research and excellent teaching will be eligible 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:Successful candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels; develop an independent, externally funded research program; advise students; participate in all aspects of the department's mission; and serve the profession.Required Qualifications:Applicants must have received a PhD in Computer Engineering or a related field by the start date of the position, and should have demonstrated potential for excellence and productivity in research, and a commitment to high-quality teaching. Applicants at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must have interests in outreach, curriculum development, and significant experience in an academic setting in teaching for at least six years post PhD.Preferred Qualifications:Applicants in all areas of Computer Engineering will be given serious consideration. We are particularly interested in candidates in the areas of hardware security and trust; heterogeneous computing; hardware accelerator design for applied machine learning; neuromorphic hardware design; internet of things and cyber-physical systems design and security; secure, privacy-preserving, and trusted machine learning; computer architectures based on emerging memory or beyond-CMOS technologies; low-power design methodologies; edge computing and large-scale intelligent systems; computing system security; quantum computing; reconfigurable computing architectures; resilient VLSI design; applications of machine learning in computer-aided design, cryptographic engineering, cybersecurity, etc. Preference will be given to senior candidates with proven leadership skills, capable of directing a research center, and successfully competing for major research grants involving multiple faculty members. Candidates who can build collaborations with other departments within the College and across the University will benefit from the strong support and encouragement for interdisciplinary collaboration with the College and the University. 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:The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department offers bachelor's and master's degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as master's degrees in Digital Forensics and Telecommunications. The department is home to over 30 faculty members and over 820 students, including about 280 graduate students. Our research portfolio is thriving, with faculty actively engaged in research in a diverse range of fields such as bioengineering, communications and networking, computer engineering, controls and robotics, cyber-physical systems, cyber security, digital forensics, machine learning, nanoelectronics, power systems, signal processing, and space-based systems.The ECE Department also supports other Mason Engineering programs through interdisciplinary collaboration in both education and research and has close ties with other departments such as the Departments of Bioengineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security Engineering, Information Sciences and Technology, and Mechanical Engineering. Projects and hands-on activities are at the core of many of our educational programs where interdisciplinary projects and courses are highly integrated into the curriculum. Thousands of students have graduated from our department's accredited programs and gone on to prosperous careers in engineering and related fields. The department has close collaborations with the industry and receives strategic direction and insight on cutting edge technologies from its company partners and industrial advisory board that translate into innovative curricular and research initiatives. Further information about the department is available at http://ece.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 F713AZ at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a complete CV with publications, a statement of professional goals including your perspective on teaching and research (to attach as 'Other Doc'), a statement on what diversity and inclusion means to you (to attach as 'Other Doc'), and the names of three professional references. The review of applications will begin February 16, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
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