Term Assistant or Associate Professor - Department of Information Sciences and Technology

Position Information

Position Information

Department Information Sciences and Technology
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Assistant or Associate Professor - Department of Information Sciences and Technology
Working Title Term Assistant or Associate Professor - Department of Information Sciences and Technology
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F128Az
Recruit Number Faculty - 6977
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Term Assistant or Associate Professor – Department of Information Sciences and Technology

The George Mason University 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 the Assistant or Associate Professor level, starting 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.


Teaching will be primarily at the undergraduate level, with a possibility of teaching some graduate courses. Exceptionally strong senior candidates must have an established record of excellence in teaching to be considered for a Term Associate Professor position. The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Teaching courses in subjects that are part of the department’s educational program;
  • Developing and/or continuing multidisciplinary educational collaboration;
  • Coordinating multiple sections of courses taught by adjunct faculty; and
  • Participating in student advising and performing other professional duties.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates for this position must have an earned Ph.D. before the start date of the position, in an area appropriate to the position which includes one of: information technology, information systems, information sciences, computer science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include experience or ability to teach foundation and intermediate Java, C++ and Python programming courses.

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. Applicants must possess strong oral and written communication skills.

About Mason:

Mason is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of approximately 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 is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason stands at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. The northern Virginia business community includes a large number of Fortune 500 companies. In addition to its 677-acre main campus in Fairfax, Mason has campuses in Arlington and Prince William counties in Virginia, as well as an international campus in Songdo, Korea.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F128Az 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. For full consideration, applicants must apply by June 2, 2017. However the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: June 2, 2017
Posting Date 02/21/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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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.

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.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents