Teaching Faculty

  • Professional
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: April 11, 2019

George Mason University
Computer Science Department

The George Mason University Department of Computer Science, in the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for renewable term, non tenure-track Assistant Professor and Instructor positions beginning Fall 2019. 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.


Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate computer science courses as well as service duties associated with the department’s undergraduate degree programs.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants for Assistant Professor positions must have received a Ph.D. in computer science or related field by the start date of the position. Applicants who have received an MS degree in Computer Science or a related field by the start date of the position will be considered for Instructor positions.  Applicants should possess a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

While applicants in all areas of computer science will be given serious consideration, we are particularly interested in candidates in the areas of computer science education, programming languages, data analytics and software engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. Administrative and/or managerial experience is a plus.

About the Department:

The department has over 50 faculty members with wide-ranging research and a strong commitment to teaching.  The CS department has over $8 Million in annual research funding and has 11 recipients of NSF’s prestigious CAREER awards. For more information on the department, visit our web site: http://cs.gmu.edu/

George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of over 35,000 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, and was ranked number one in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report “Up-and-Coming” list of national universities.  Mason is located in Fairfax in Northern Virginia at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. Northern Virginia is also home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation providing excellent opportunities for interaction with industry. Fairfax is consistently rated as being among the best places to live in the country, and has an outstanding local public school system

For full consideration please submit a faculty application and application materials online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position number F200AZ. To apply, you will need a statement of professional goals including your perspective on teaching (to attach as ‘Other Doc’), a complete C.V. with publications and teaching history, and the names of three references. The review of applications will begin on February 18, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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.