Term Assistant Professor

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 12, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
Faculty - 7497
Full Time
Computer Science Department - Teaching Faculty Positions

The George Mason University Department of Computer Science, in the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for renewable term, non tenure-track Assistant Professor and Instructor positions beginning spring 2019 and fall 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 Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate computer science courses as well as service duties associated with the department's undergraduate degree programs.

Required Qualifications: Applicants for Assistant Professor positions must have received a PhD in computer science or related field by the start date of the position. Applicants who have received an MS in computer science or a related field by the start date of the position will be considered for Instructor positions. Applicants should possess a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: While applicants in all areas of computer science will be given serious consideration, we are particularly interested in candidates in the areas of computer science education, programming languages, data analytics and software engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. Administrative and/or managerial experience is a plus.

About Us: The department has over 50 faculty members with wide-ranging research and a strong commitment to teaching. The CS department has over $8 Million in annual research funding and has 11 recipients of NSF's prestigious CAREER awards. For more information on the department, visit our web site: http://cs.gmu.edu/ .

The Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University is a fast-growing force for innovation in technology and education. The school boasts approximately 7,800 students in 37 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs, including several first-in-the-nation offerings. As part of a nationally ranked research university, its research teams earned more than $100 million in sponsored research awards in the last 12 months. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's technology corridor, Mason Engineering stands out for its focus on emerging areas including big data, cybersecurity, healthcare technology, robotics and autonomous systems, signals and communications, and sustainable infrastructure.

George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of over 37,000 students studying in more than 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, and was ranked number one in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report "Up-and-Coming" list of national universities.

Mason is located in Fairfax in Northern Virginia at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., 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.

For full consideration please submit a faculty application and application materials online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position number F200AZ. To apply, you will need a statement of professional goals including your perspective on teaching (to attach as 'Other Doc'), a complete CV with publications and teaching history, a statement on what diversity and inclusion means to you (to attach as 'Other Doc'), and the names of three references. The review of applications will begin on October 12, 2018 and will continue until the positions are 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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