Department Computational & Data Sciences (CDS)
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Job Category Instructional Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Assistant Professor, Computational Data
Working Title Term Assistant Professor, Computational Data Science
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F672AZ
Recruit Number FAC8485
Location Fairfax, VA
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
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.
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.
Applicants must have a masters degree in Data Science or Computational
Applicants are expected to have experience in Matlab and Python.
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
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