Applied Statistics, Mathematical statistics, Probability
The Department of Statistics in the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University is seeking candidates for one or more tenure-track faculty positions. 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. 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.
Conduct independent and collaborative research, teach (primarily at the graduate level), and mentor doctoral students. Participate fully in the intellectual life of the department and in the building of the department’s reputation in research and academics.
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. George Mason offers faculty rental housing on campus.
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 Department of Statistics houses 16 full-time faculty. It offers a BS in Statistics, three MS degrees: Statistical Science, Biostatistics, and Data Analytics Engineering Concentration Statistics; and a PhD in Statistical Science. For additional information about the department visit statistics.gmu.edu
For full consideration, please complete the online application at https://jobs.gmu.edu for position F195AZ; and upload a cover letter, CV, teaching statement (to be attached as ‘Other Doc’), research statement, transcript, and the names and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin after December 4, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
The candidate must have a PhD in statistics or a closely related field by the start date of the position, be prepared to conduct independent and collaborative research, and teach and mentor at the advanced graduate level. At the associate professor rank the candidate must have a demonstrated record of research and funding.
Special considerations will be given for candidates who can work collaboratively with existing faculty in the department and faculty from other departments in the Volgenau School of Engineering. Data analytics has had a recent research and programmatic emphasis in the school.
The Department of Statistics houses 16 full-time faculty. It offers three M.S. degrees: Statistical Science, Biostatistics, and Data Analytics Engineering Concentration Statistics; and a Ph.D. degree in Statistical Science. The Statistics Department is currently proposing a B.S. program to begin Fall 2017. Further information about the department is available at www.statistics.gmu.edu/. George Mas...on University is a comprehensive public research university with 35,000 students located in the high tech corridor of Northern Virginia, 30 minutes from both downtown Washington, D.C., and Dulles International Airport. Faculty rental housing is available on campus. The Department of Statistics was founded in 1992 and is located in the Volgenau School of Engineering, in a new state-of-the-art building.
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.