The George Mason University Department of Statistics, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, offers a unique opportunity for professional educators as a Term Assistant Professor of Statistics. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2017. The department is currently planning a new B.S. in Statistics program to begin in Fall 2017, which will involve curriculum development and student advising. 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.
Term faculty have a four course teaching load per semester and are expected to fully participate in the intellectual life of the department, as well as university-wide STEM activities. There is opportunity to teach in the summer for additional salary. Candidates will also participate in the development of curriculum for the new B.S. in Statistics.
Qualified applicants for Term Assistant Professor will hold a doctorate in statistics or biostatistics, by the start date of the position. In some cases, a doctorate in mathematics education or statistics education (or closely related fields) with a strong background in statistics will be considered, and those applicants can also be considered at the Term Instructor rank. Applicants should possess experience and enthusiasm for teaching statistics at the undergraduate level and have experience in using technology in the classroom, including statistical software packages.
Preference will be given to candidates with a combination of the following qualifications: teaching experience, experience with technology in the classroom, experience with online classes, and facility with statistical software.
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.