Department: Department of Information Sciences and Technology
Term Assistant/Associate Professor – Department of Information Sciences and Technology
The George Mason Department of Information Sciences and Technology, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for a full-time, term (nontenure-track), instructional faculty position at an Assistant or Associate Professor level, starting Fall 2016. 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.
Teaching will be at the undergraduate and/or graduate-level. In addition, the successful candidate will coordinate courses, manage adjunct faculty and graduate teaching assistants, participate in student advising, and perform other professional duties.
Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. degree in one of the following fields: information technology, information systems, information sciences, computer science, or related field.
Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must either have a Ph.D., or very near the completion of one by the start date of the position. 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.
Candidates must be able to teach courses in some of the following areas: cyber security, data analytics, databases, networking and telecommunications, and programming. Applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills.
Preference will be given to candidates with a combination of the following qualifications: teaching experience, industry experience, knowledge of emerging technologies, a record of peer-reviewed publications, and demonstrated expertise with tools and techniques.
George Mason University is located in Fairfax in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. Northern Virginia is home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation, providing excellent opportunities for interaction with government agencies and industry. George Mason has grown in leaps and bounds since its inception in 1972, and is consistently ranked among the top up-and-coming universities in the U.S. by the U.S. News and World Report.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Criminal Background Check: Standard Background Check
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8878z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin after July 29, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.