Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position

Position Information

Position Information

Department Civil, Environmental & Infrastructure Engineering
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position
Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F215AZ
Recruit Number Faculty - 7255
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
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Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Tenure-Track or Tenured Position in Construction Engineering and Management

Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering

The George Mason University, Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering (CEIE), within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for a new tenure-track or tenured position in the area of construction engineering and management, beginning in fall 2018. Candidates applying for the tenured associate professor or professor positions must have exceptionally strong and established records of outstanding research and excellent teaching.

George Mason University is Virginia’s largest public university and is also among one of the Carnegie Research I institutions in the U.S. The university is ranked 14th Most Innovative School by the 2017 US News and World Report and is eager to continue to hire faculty who will contribute in expanding its reputation of conducting excellent and innovative research. Mason 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 at the undergraduate and graduate levels; develop an independent, vibrant, externally funded research program; advise students; participate in all aspects of the department’s mission; and serve the profession including service in professional organizations. Excellent communication skills are expected.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must have earned a PhD in civil engineering, construction engineering, construction management, or closely aligned field. The degree must be completed from an accredited institution by the time of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
While applicants in all areas of Construction Engineering and Management will be given serious consideration, we are particularly interested in candidates in the areas of Computer-Integrated Construction and BIM, Smart and Sustainable Infrastructure Systems, Green and Lean Construction, and/or Global Engineering. A demonstrated ability to collaborate across all disciplines especially within civil engineering is an advantage. Industry experience and professional engineering licensure are desirable.

About the 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. Mason is located in the affluent northern Virginia suburbs of Washington DC, which is known as the heart of Northern Virginia’s technology corridor.

The CEIE Department offers MS (both with and without theses) and PhD, in addition to an ABET-accredited BS degree. During the last five years, the department has experienced tremendous growth in new research awards, and in enrollment in the PhD program. Total enrollment across all degrees in CEIE has increased to 400 students. The Volgenau School of Engineering is committed to significant investment in expansion of the department faculty. The department has an enviable and strong relationship with industry, including over 30 companies and individuals working in partnership as the Civil Engineering Institute (http://civil.gmu.edu/about-cei), a unique organization formed to support the mission and vision of the department.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration applicants must apply for position number F215AZ at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; and complete and submit the online application, including a cover letter clearly stating their primary civil engineering specialization, a CV, a brief personal statement (no more than 500 words) describing the applicant’s career goals (research, teaching, and service) in the context of Mason’s Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering program (to be attached as Other Doc), and provide names of three references with contact information. Review of applications will begin on February 5, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Sam Salem, Chair of the CEIE Department at osalem@gmu.edu.

Further information about the department can be found on its web site at http://www.civil.gmu.edu/.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: February 5, 2018
Posting Date 01/10/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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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/!

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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
  4. Other Doc (as specified in Special Instructions)
Optional Documents