Assistant/Associate Professor, Computational and Data Sciences

Fairfax, VA, VA
Nov 27, 2018
Apr 05, 2019
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Assistant/Associate Professor, Computational and Data Sciences

The George Mason University, Department of Computational and Data Science in the College of Science invites applications for full-time term faculty position at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in August 2019. 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 Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The selected finalist will teach courses in data science, computational science, and computational social science at the undergraduate and graduate levels commensurate with the colleges workload policy. The successful candidate will also be expected to significantly contribute to the development of the CDS undergraduate curriculum. Candidates with experience in R, Matlab, Python, and SQL (or similar) and in teaching courses in data science, modeling, simulation, and computational social science are particularly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have an earned PhD in computational science, data science, or a related field before the start date of the position;
  • Experience teaching courses associated with data science and computational science; and
  • Possess a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience or ability to teach multiple courses in data science, computational science, and computational social science; and
  • Experience in developing on-line courses, integrating course material to degree pathways, and in management of undergraduate senior projects.

About Us: The Department of Computational and Data Science offers a bachelors degree, a masters degree, two PhD degrees, and a certificate program. For more information on the department, visit our website: For more information about the College of Science, visit

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests and philosophy and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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