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Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty - Department of Information Sciences and Technology
George Mason University

  • Feb. 17, 2017
  • Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty - Department of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Department of Information Sciences and Technology
  • George Mason University
    Fairfax, VA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences
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George Mason University
Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty – Department of Information Sciences and Technology

The George Mason University Department of Information Sciences and Technology, within the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE), invites applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level beginning Fall 2017. 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.

The position will be housed in the department of Information Sciences and Technology. The department has over 20 full-time faculty members and in addition to B.S. and M.S. programs in Information Technology, the department also participates in an interdisciplinary B.S. in Cyber Security Engineering, M.S. in Data Analytics Engineering, and Ph.D. in Information Technology (concentration in IST) offered by VSE. For more information on the department, visit our website:

Candidates for senior ranks must have an established record of excellence in research and teaching. Such candidates will be eligible for tenured appointments appropriate to the rank. While applicants in all areas of information sciences and technology will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in digital, privacy and security and cybersecurity engineering.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

* Establishing a competitive research program in his/her area(s) of expertise; * Develop and/or continue multidisciplinary collaboration; and * Satisfy teaching and service requirements consistent with department policies.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. before the start date of the position in one of the following fields: information sciences, information technology, computer science, or a related field. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research with the potential to establish an independent research program and a commitment to excellence in university teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates will be those who have experience or ability to teach courses in at least one of areas of engineering impacted by cybersecurity issues.

About Mason:

Mason is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of approximately 35,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason stands at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. The northern Virginia business community includes a large number of Fortune 500 companies. In addition to its 677-acre main campus in Fairfax, Mason has campuses in Arlington and Prince William counties in Virginia, as well as an international campus in Songdo, Korea.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F126Az at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching interests (to be attached as ‘Other Doc’), a statement of research interests, and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration, applicants must apply by March 2, 2017. However the review of applications will continue 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.

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