Term Associate Professor, Computational Data Sciences

Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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Department: Computational & Data Sciences (CDS)

Term Associate Professor, Computational Data Sciences

The George Mason University Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS) in the College of Science invites applicants for a part-time Term Associate Professor position (0.5 FTE). 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.

Duties:

We are seeking an enthusiastic teacher who is willing to dedicate significant time to the development of the degree programs at all levels within the CDS department. Starting in August 2018, the incumbent will be responsible for teaching two assigned courses on topics relating to computational modeling, data analysis, and computational social science per semester. Service activities include the guidance for graduate, undergraduate students’ research endeavors, and contributions to online teaching. The selected finalist will be encouraged to pursue external research funding in a closely related field to involve our current students and to supplement the baseline 0.5 FTE funding for this position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a doctorate degree in a related field;
  • Demonstrated effective teaching of courses similar to those within the department; and
  • Demonstrated experience generating sponsored project funding and performing research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A broad background in inter-related disciplines in computational science, computational social science, and data science is desired.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Location: Fairfax, VA

Mason Ad Statement:

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.

How to apply

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a CV, philosophy of teaching statement, research interests statement, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Equity 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.

George Mason University (often referred to as GMU or Mason) is a public university based in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, south of and adjacent to the city of Fairfax.