Assistant/Associate Professor (P/T), Computational and Data Sciences

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 12, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
Full Time
"Assistant/Associate Professor of Computational and Data Sciences (part-time)

The George Mason University, Department of Computational and Data Science in the College of Science invites applications for a part-time Term faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. 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 selected finalist(s) will teach courses in data science, computational science, or computational social science at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The incumbent will also be responsible for developing or modifying courses to adhere to CDS pathways, contribute to the tasks involved in the evolution of CDS, and satisfy teaching and service requirements consistent with the department policies.

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; * Possess a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching; and * Availability and ability to teach classes on multiple Mason campuses. * Applicants seeking consideration for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor must also have significant teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong candidates should have experience in teaching courses associated with data science or computational science. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in R, Matlab, Python, or SQL (or similar); and experience in teaching courses in data science, modeling, simulation, and computational social science. Other preferred qualifications include: * The ability to teach multiple courses in data science, computational science, and computational social science; * Experience in developing on-line courses and management of undergraduate senior projects; * Previous instructional experience in the Virginia state university/community college system.

About Us: The Department of Computational and Data Science offers a bachelor's degree, a master's 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 ."

"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."

"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.

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