Department: Biology (BIOL)
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
The George Mason University Department of Biology, within the College of Science, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, beginning August 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.
Candidates are expected to develop and maintain a nationally recognized and externally funded research program in their area of expertise, and teach and advise in the department's undergraduate and graduate programs. Teaching duties will include statistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an evolutionary-oriented graduate course in the candidate's specialty. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at both the Fairfax campus and the Science and Technology (formerly Prince William) campus in Manassas, Va. The successful candidate will have access to significant resources at the Science and Technology campus, including the Microbiome Analysis Center.
- Must have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline by August 15, 2017;
- Must share the department's commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction; and
- Ability to collaborate with faculty and graduate students.
- Should have demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research; and
- Proven record of external research funding.
About the Department and George Mason University:
George Mason University is an Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) STARS Silver-rated, innovative, entrepreneurial, public institution of national distinction with a student enrollment of over 35,000. Located in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area, students study in 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William counties. The Department of Biology includes nine tenured and tenure-track and 14 term faculty focused on undergraduate and graduate education. The department has over 1,300 undergraduate majors and hires 56 Graduate Teaching Assistants as well as adjunct faculty. Faculty from our sister departments, Environmental Science and Policy and the School of Systems Biology also contribute to the biology department through courses and research collaboration.
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 F114Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, a list of three references with contact information, a summary of teaching experience/philosophy, and a research statement.
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.