Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Nov 20, 2021
Dec 13, 2021
Full Time
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science

The George Mason University, Department of Computational and Data Science (CDS) in the College of Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.

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.


Starting August 2022, the individual serving in this position will be responsible for supporting both the instructional, research, and service components of the department. The workload for this position follows the College's workload policy including teaching, research, and service. The selected finalist will be expected to develop a diverse, externally funded research portfolio.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in an appropriate field from an accredited institution;
  • Demonstrated effective teaching of courses similar to those within the department; and
  • Demonstrated leadership in externally funded research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicants should have a promising research record with a deep knowledge of and interest in computational science, particularly in the fields of modeling, simulation, and high-performance computing; and
  • A candidate with a broad background in inter-related disciplines in computational science, computational social science, and data science is desired.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of interest, CV, teaching statement, research statement, DEI statement, 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.

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.

New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements .

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