Term Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science

George Mason University

United States

November 5, 2021


Position Information Department Computational & Data Sciences (CDS)

Alternate Department Description Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check Motor Vehicle Background Check No Statement of Economic Interest Not Applicable Job Category Instructional Faculty Role (State) Job Title Term Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science Working Title Term Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science Job Type Full-Time Position Number F672AZ Recruit Number FAC8485 Working Hours Location Fairfax, VA Other Location Pay Band Salary Commensurate with education and experience Web Announcement

Term Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science

The George Mason University, Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS) in the College of Science invites applications for a full-time, term faculty position at the Term Assistant Professor level. This is a term position and not eligible for tenure. George Mason University has a strong instructional 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.

Position Responsibilities: Starting in January 2022, the individual serving in this position will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester, maintaining the design of a multi-section undergraduate course, and managing the student assistant program. A majority of the teaching load will be dedicated to in-person and on-line versions of a freshman level course on scientific programming. Service to the university will include management of student assistants and contributing the management of adjunct instructors. While this position does not include research responsibilities, candidates are able to conduct research and lead research projects.

Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a masters degree in Data Science or Computational Science;
  • Applicants are expected to have experience in Matlab and Python.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicants with previous course development experience are preferred;
  • Preference will be given to those with a doctorate degree.
  • About the Department:

    CDS is an interdisciplinary department with major research directions in Modeling and Simulation, Data Science, and Computational Social Science. The successful candidate would benefit from a highly collaborative environment in a rapidly growing department.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    For full consideration, applicants must apply at https: // jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

    For Full Consideration, Apply by: 11/05/2021 Posting Date 10/08/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Telework Friendly? Mason Ad Statement

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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.

    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.

    New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements.

    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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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    Supplemental Questions

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    Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of Professional References
  • Optional Documents

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