[AISWorld] Job Posting: Tenure-track/Tenured or Instructional Faculty of Information Sciences and Technology at GMU

Aditya Johri ajohri3 at gmu.edu
Fri Mar 13 00:48:12 EDT 2015

​The Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE) at George Mason University invites applications for instructional faculty tenure-track or tenured positions at the Assistant-, Associate- or Full Professor-level, with an expected start date of August 2015. While applicants in all areas of information sciences and technology will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates in learning and educational analytics, human-centered design and visualization, ICT for development, social computing and informatics, health informatics, privacy and security, and computer-supported cooperative work. Minimum qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in information sciences, information technology, communication technology, learning analytics, new media, or a related field, demonstrated potential for excellence and productivity in research, and a commitment to high-quality teaching. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate a planned research agenda and either a record of successful external funding or a commitment to obtain external funding.

The positions will be housed in the department of Applied Information Technology, to be re-named the Department of Information Sciences and Technology effective May 2015. 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 the Volgenau School of Engineering. For more information on the department, visit our website: http://ist.gmu.edu/.<http://ist.gmu.edu/>

The mission of the department is to create and share knowledge to help people use information — with technology — to build a better world. A successful candidate will be committed to, and will directly contribute to our goal of being the best research and teaching institution for the understanding and design of information and its technologies in service of people and society.

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields, and was ranked the number one “up-and-coming” university in 2013 by the U.S. News and World Report. Mason is the largest public institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia, with an enrollment of approximately 34,000, with students studying in over 198 degree programs. In 2013, VSE was ranked sixth among U.S. schools for return on investment (ROI) by Payscale.com and AffordableColleges.com. VSE maintains close ties with the technology and engineering community in northern Virginia and the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area in both industry and government. For more information about VSE, please see http://volgenau.gmu.edu/.<http://volgenau.gmu.edu/>

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9894z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and attach a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching interests (to be attached as ‘other document’), a statement of research interests, and list of three professional references with contact information. Questions concerning the position can be directed to the Department Chair: Dr. Aditya Johri at ajohri3 at gmu.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 6, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

George Mason University is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.


Aditya Johri
Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Information Sciences & Technology
5404 Nguyen Engineering Building, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030
Ph.: 703-993-5397; Email: ajohri3 at gmu.edu
Personal Webpage: http://mason.gmu.edu/~ajohri3
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