Term Faculty

Position Information

Position Information

Department Information Sciences and Technology
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Faculty
Working Title Term Assistant Professor
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F205AZ
Recruit Number Faculty - 7254
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
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Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Term Faculty – Department of Information Sciences and Technology

The George Mason University Department of Information Sciences and Technology, within the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE), invites applications for term (non tenure-track) faculty positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor level beginning fall 2018. 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.

While applicants in all areas of information sciences and technology will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in databases, operating systems, and programming.

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate-level;
  • Developing and coordinating courses, managing adjunct faculty and graduate teaching assistants, participating in student advising, and performing other professional duties;
  • Satisfying teaching and service requirements consistent with the department policies.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have an earned PhD before the start date of the position in one of the following fields: information sciences, information technology, computer science, or a related field. 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.

While applicants in all areas of information sciences and technology will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in databases, operating systems, and programming.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates will be those who have experience or ability to teach courses in at least one of areas of databases, operating systems, and programming.
The position will be housed in the department of Information Sciences & Technology. The department has 27 full-time faculty members and in addition to bachelor’s and master’ programs in Information Technology, the department also participates in an interdisciplinary BS in Cyber Security Engineering, MS in Data Analytics Engineering, and PhD in Information Technology (concentration in IST) offered by the Volgenau School of Engineering. For more information on the department, visit our website: http://ist.gmu.edu/.

About Mason: The Future of Engineering Is Here

Mason is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of approximately 36,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It was classified as an R1 research institution in 2016 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, please complete the online application at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position F205AZ, and attach a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching interests (to be attached as ‘other document’), and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration, applicants must apply by February 1, 2018. However, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: February 1, 2018
Posting Date 12/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? No
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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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Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

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