Tenured/Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Statistics

  • George Mason University
  • Fairfax, VA
  • North America
  • 2 weeks remaining

The George Mason University Department of Statistics, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, 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. 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.


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.

Required Qualifications: 

The candidate must have a Ph.D. 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.

Preferred Qualifications: 

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.

About Us: 

The Future of Engineering is Here. 

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, cyber security, healthcare technology, robotics, signals and communications, and sustainable infrastructure. The Department of Statistics houses 16 full-time faculty. It offers a B.S. in Statistics, three M.S. degrees: Statistical Science, Biostatistics, and Data Analytics Engineering Concentration Statistics; and a Ph.D. in statistical science. For additional information about the department visit statistics.gmu.edu/.

Special Instructions to Applicants 

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.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/41849 →

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