Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Faculty - Data Analytics Engineering/Computer Science

Position Information

Position Information

Department Computer Science
Alternate Department Description

Dept. of Computer Science/Data Analytics Engineering Program

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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Faculty - Data Analytics Engineering/Computer Science
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Faculty - Data Analytics Engineering/Computer Science
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F210Az
Recruit Number Faculty - 7221
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Location Fairfax, VA
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Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Faculty – Data Analytics Engineering/Computer Science

The George Mason University Department of Computer Science and the Data Analytics Program, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for a term faculty assistant/associate professor beginning Fall 2018. 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. The university has an institutional commitment to achieving excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff and encourages candidates who will enrich its academic and culturally inclusive environment to apply.


Successful candidates will be expected to teach full-time at the graduate level, advise students, participate in all aspects of the Data Analytics Engineering/Computer Science mission, and serve the profession.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by the start date of the position, and should have demonstrated potential for excellence and productivity and a commitment to high-quality teaching. The successful candidate needs to have experience teaching in both the in-class and online environments in the areas of databases, data mining, data analytics, and data-intensive computing. An MS in computer science may be considered at the rank of instructor.

Preferred Qualifications:

We are particularly interested in candidates that have developed online courses in computer science, databases, data mining, data analytics, and data-intensive computing.

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, cybersecurity, healthcare technology, robotics and autonomous systems, sustainable infrastructure, and signals and communications. For more information about the school, visit

Northern Virginia is home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation, providing excellent opportunities for interaction with industry. Mason’s main campus is located in Fairfax County which is consistently rated as being among the best places to live in the country, and has an outstanding local public-school system.

About the Program:

The M.S. in Data Analytics Engineering (DAEN) is an inter-disciplinary program involving eight departments in three colleges and is one of the largest master’s programs at Mason. Concentrations in DAEN include: applied analytics, bioengineering, business analytics, data mining, digital forensics, financial engineering, health data analytics, predictive analytics, and statistical analytics. To learn more about the MS DAEN program go to

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration applicants must apply for position number F210Az at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a statement of professional goals including their perspective on teaching and research (to attach as ‘Other Doc’), a complete CV with publications, and the names of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration applicants must apply by January 16, 2018, however applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: January 16, 2017
Posting Date 11/14/2017
Job Close Date
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. CV
  2. List of Professional References
  3. Other Doc (as specified in Special Instructions)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter