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Term Assistant Professor
George Mason University

Company Information: The Department of Statistics houses 17 full-time faculty. It offers three M.S. degrees and a Ph.D. degree and includes a number of faculty working in fast-moving and cutting-edge areas of data analytics. The department is housed in the Volgenau School of Engineering, which also includes Computer Science and Information Science and Technology, and many researchers in data analytics. Further information about the Department of Statistics is available at Further information about the Volgenau School is available at The M.S. in Data Analytics Engineering was recently profiled on page 23 in the April 2017 issue of AmStat News:

George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, categorized as R1 by the Carnegie Classification of Research Institutions, and is ranked the 14th Most Innovative School by the 2017 U.S. News and World Report rankings. With over 35,000 students, Mason is located in the affluent northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. in the high tech corridor of Northern Virginia, 30 minutes from both downtown Washington, DC, and Dulles International Airport. Faculty rental housing is available on campus.

EOE 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Position Title: Term Assistant Professor

Duties and Responsibilities: Term faculty have a four course teaching load per semester and are expected to fully participate in the intellectual life of the Department and Program. Reduction in teaching load is possible for research-active faculty. There is opportunity to teach in the summer for additional salary.

Position Qualifications: Qualified applicants for Term Assistant Professor will hold a doctorate in Statistics. Other related areas, such as, but not limited to, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, or Quantitative Business Analytics, with a strong background in statistical theory and methods, will be considered. Applicants with a relevant Master’s degree can also be considered at the Term Instructor rank. Applicants should possess experience and enthusiasm for teaching statistics and data analysis, including analysis of massive data sets, and have experience in using technology in the classroom, including relevant data analytics and statistics software packages.

Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience.



Application Information: For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F174Az at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, teaching statement (to be attached as ‘Other Doc’), transcript, and the names and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin September 27, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

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Application Deadline: 03/31/2018