Department: Computer Science
Term Instructional Faculty – Department of Computer Science
The George Mason University Department of Computer Science, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for renewable term, nontenure-track Instructor and Assistant Professor positions beginning Fall 2017. 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 include teaching undergraduate computer science courses as well as service duties associated with the department’s undergraduate degree programs.
Applicants for the Assistant Professor position must have received a Ph.D. in computer science or related field by the start date of the position. Applicants with an M.S. degree in computer science or a related field will be considered for the Instructor position. All applicants must possess a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. Administrative and/or managerial experience is a plus.
About the Department:
The Department of Computer Science has over 40 faculty members with wide-ranging research and a strong commitment to teaching. The department has over $6 million in annual research funding and has 11 recipients of National Science Foundation's prestigious CAREER awards. For more information on the department, visit our Web site: http://cs.gmu.edu/.
George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of over 35,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It was classified as an R1 research institution in 2016 by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education, and was ranked number one in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" list of national universities. Mason is located in Fairfax in northern Virginia at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. 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. Fairfax is consistently rated as being among the best places to live in the country, and has an outstanding local public school system.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
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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/!
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F106Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a statement of professional goals including your perspective on teaching (to attach as 'Other Doc'), a complete CV with publications and teaching history, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017, and will continue until the positions are 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.