The Department of Computer Science, in the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University, invites applications for renewable term, non-tenure track instructor and assistant professor positions beginning fall 2018. As Virginia’s largest public research university, Mason has recently achieved Carnegie Research I status and is eager to build on its reputation of conducting research of consequence. 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 PhD in computer science or related field by the start date of the position. Applicants with an MS degree in computer science or a related field will be considered for instructor positions.  Applicants should possess a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. Administrative and/or managerial experience is a plus.

About the Department:

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. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's technology corridor, Mason Engineering stands out for its focus on emerging areas including big data, cybersecurity, healthcare technology, robotics, signals and communications, and sustainable infrastructure.

The Computer Science Department has over 40 faculty members with wide-ranging research interests including artificial intelligence, algorithms, autonomic computing, computational biology, computer graphics, computer vision, databases, data mining, parallel and distributed systems, real-time systems, robotics, security, software engineering, and wireless and mobile computing. The department has more than $8 million in annual research funding and 11 recipients of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER award. For more information on the department, visit our website:

For full consideration please submit a faculty application and application materials online at for position number F198AZ. 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 December 15, 2017 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.