Tenured/Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Statistics

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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Tenured/Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Statistics
Working Title Tenured/Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Statistics
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F195Az
Recruit Number Faculty - 7199
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Location Fairfax, VA
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Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Tenured/Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Statistics

The George Mason University Department of Statistics, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, is seeking candidates for one or more tenure-track faculty positions. As Virginia’s largest public research university, Mason has recently achieved Carnegie Research I status and is eager to build on its reputation of conducting research of consequence. 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.


Conduct independent and collaborative research, teach (primarily at the graduate level), and mentor doctoral students. Participate fully in the intellectual life of the department and in the building of the department’s reputation in research and academics.

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field by the start date of the position, be prepared to conduct independent and collaborative research, and teach and mentor at the advanced graduate level. At the associate professor rank the candidate must have a demonstrated record of research and funding.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special considerations will be given for candidates who can work collaboratively with existing faculty in the department and faculty from other departments in the Volgenau School of Engineering. Data analytics has had a recent research and programmatic emphasis in the school.

About Us:

The Future of Engineering is Here.
The Volgenau School of Engineering is a fast-growing force for innovation in technology and education. The school enrolls approximately 7,300 students in 35 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, including several first-of-their-kind offerings. As part of a nationally ranked research university, the school’s faculty conducted more than $22 million in sponsored research in the last year.

Located in the heart of Northern Virginia’s technology corridor, Mason Engineering stands out for its focus on emerging areas including big data, cyber security, healthcare technology, robotics, signals and communications, and sustainable infrastructure. The Department of Statistics houses 16 full-time faculty. It offers a B.S. in Statistics, three M.S. degrees: Statistical Science, Biostatistics, and Data Analytics Engineering Concentration Statistics; and a Ph.D. in statistical science. For additional information about the department visit statistics.gmu.edu/.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, please complete the online application at https://jobs.gmu.edu for position F195Az; and upload a cover letter, CV, teaching statement (to be attached as ‘Other Doc’), research statement, transcript, and the names and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin after December 4, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: December 4, 2017
Posting Date 10/31/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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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.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
  4. Transcript
  5. Research Statement
  6. Other Doc (as specified in Special Instructions)
Optional Documents