The George Mason University Department of Computer Science and the Data Analytics Program within the Volgenau School of Engineering invite applications for a non-tenure-track, renewable term faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor starting Fall 2018.

The university 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 full-time at the graduate level, advise students, participate in all aspects of the Data Analytics Engineering/Computer Science mission, and serve the profession.

Required Qualifications 

Applicants must have received a PhD in Computer Science or a related field by the start date of the position, and should have demonstrated potential for excellence and productivity and a commitment to high-quality teaching. The successful candidate needs to have experience teaching in the areas of databases, data mining, data analytics, and data-intensive computing. Candidates with an MS in Computer Science or related field may be considered at the rank of instructor.

Preferred Qualifications

We are particularly interested in candidates that have developed online courses in computer science, databases, data mining, data analytics, and data-intensive computing.

About the Program

The MS in Data Analytics Engineering (DAEN) is an inter-disciplinary program involving eight departments in three colleges and is one of the largest master’s programs at Mason. Concentrations in DAEN include: applied analytics, bioengineering, business analytics, data mining, digital forensics, financial engineering, health data analytics, predictive analytics, and statistical analytics. To learn more about the MS DAEN program go to

Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration applicants must apply for position number F210AZ at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a statement of professional goals including their perspective on teaching and research (attach as ‘Other Doc’), a complete C.V. with publications, and the names of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration applicants must apply by January 15, 2018, however applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is 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.