Term Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Professor

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 22, 2019
Nov 03, 2019
Full Time
Term Faculty - Department of Information Sciences and Technology:

The George Mason University Department of Information Sciences and Technology, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for one or more open rank full-time, nontenure-track, instructional faculty positions beginning Fall 2019. The faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. 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 candidate will be responsible for: * Teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate-level; * Developing and coordinating courses, managing adjunct faculty and graduate teaching assistants, participating in student advising, and performing other professional duties; * Satisfying teaching and service requirements consistent with the departmental policies.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned PhD before the start date of the position in one of the following fields: information sciences, information technology, computer science, or a related field. Applicants should possess a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Applicants for the position at the associate professor level should have significant experience. While applicants in all areas of information sciences and technology will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in databases, cyber/information security, operating systems, and programming.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will be those who have experience and/or ability to teach courses in at least one of the areas of databases, information security, operating systems, and programming. Practical experience in these areas is highly desired. Previous experience in online, distance, and/or hybrid education is a plus.

About Information Sciences & Technology Department: The position will be housed in the department of Information Sciences & Technology. The department has 27 full-time faculty members and in addition to bachelor's and master's programs in Information Technology, the department also participates in an interdisciplinary BS in Cyber Security Engineering, MS in Data Analytics Engineering, and PhD in Information Technology (concentration in IST) offered by the Volgenau School of Engineering. For more information on the department, visit our website: http://ist.gmu.edu/.

About Us: 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. Its fall 2018 enrollment stood at close to 8,000 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, the engineering school's research teams earned more than $68 million in sponsored research awards in the last calendar year. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's technology corridor, Mason Engineering is known for its leadership in emerging areas including big data, cybersecurity, health care 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. The university is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. In 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked Mason among the top 30 most innovative schools nationwide and one of the nation's top institutions for diversity, innovative learning, and a campus atmosphere that allows its students to thrive.

Mason's Fairfax, SciTech, and Arlington Campuses are in Northern Virginia near Washington, D.C., providing unmatched access to many federal agencies and national laboratories. The region is consistently rated as being among the best places to live in the country and has an outstanding local public-school system. 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.

For full consideration, please complete the online application at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position F403AZ/F404AZ and attach a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching interests (to be attached as 'other document'), and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration, applicants must apply by May 3, 2019. However, the review of applications will 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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