Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 14, 2019
Oct 03, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Positions, Department of Mechanical Engineering

The George Mason University Department of Mechanical Engineering is the newest department in the Volgenau School of Engineering. The growth of the department rests on building a faculty that embraces opportunities of access and enrichment to deliver its engineering curriculum, to further develop and contribute to the vibrant research culture in the school, and to contribute to the development of state-of-the-art facilities to support the program.

The department invites applications for a tenure-tracked/tenured position, with a starting date of fall 2019, in the area of advanced manufacturing, mechanics and materials, or design. Appointment for this position will be considered at all ranks - assistant, associate and full professor. An appointment at a higher rank will require the candidate to have an accomplished record of teaching, research, and scholarship.

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: A commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level is fundamental to these positions and to the mission of the George Mason University. Tenure-track candidates are expected to establish an externally funded research program, to contribute to knowledge creation evinced through scholarly publications, and to engage in building the department's prominence through professional service.

Required Qualifications: Successful applicants must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline, by the start date of the position, from an institution that holds regional accreditation.

Preferred Qualifications: While all areas of research will be considered, the department has particular interest in building its expertise in the area of advanced manufacturing with emphasis on additive manufacturing as well as related areas of design, mechanics, and materials.

About the Volgenau School of Engineering - The Future of Engineering Is Here. 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 R1 research university, its sponsored research awards over the last 12 months are approximately $100 million. 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.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering currently offers both a BS degree and a minor in mechanical engineering and offers a PhD program through the dean's office. The department is in the process of seeking approval from the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) to establish this program within the department. In addition, the department received accreditation from the EAC of ABET retroactive to October 1, 2015. More information about the department can be obtained by visiting its website mechanical.gmu.edu.

About George Mason University 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 is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. In 2018, U.S. News and World Report ranked Mason as one of the nation's top institutions for diversity, innovative learning, and a campus atmosphere that allows its students to thrive.

For full consideration, applicants must complete the online application at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position F364AZ, and attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching philosophies, a statement on diversity and inclusive excellence experience (to be attached as 'other document'), and a list of at least three professional references with contact information. The review of applications will begin February 15, 2019, and continue until the position is 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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