Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Mathematics at George Mason University

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Posted: January 12, 2021

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at George Mason University invites applications for three tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in August 2021. 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.

About the Department:
The Mathematical Sciences Department at George Mason University offers strong and flexible programs in undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. Mathematics. Students can specialize in a diverse selection of areas in pure, applied and computational mathematics. A faculty of world-class educators with exemplary qualifications and progressive experience attracts new research opportunities; recruits highly qualified and motivated students from across the country and abroad; and provides unparalleled insight and expertise toward the development of marketable academic programs. For more information about the department, visit us on the web at math.gmu.edu.

The successful candidates will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to support the department’s Ph.D. program in Mathematics. These positions are in support of the state-funded Tech Talent Investment Program (TTIP) which seeks to increase the number of Virginia graduates at the bachelor’s and master’s level in technology and computing related fields including mathematical sciences. The search will focus on applicants with expertise in the areas of computational and theoretical mathematics related to modeling, dynamical systems, graph theory, combinatorics, and probability, but all disciplines will be considered.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree by 25 August 2021 and must have strong records in both research and teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with postdoctoral experience are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with those of the department and with the TTIP goals.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration applications must be received by January 29, 2021, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement and at least four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses teaching. Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.gmu.edu/.

Other correspondence may be directed to math@gmu.edu or by regular mail to:

Search Committee (Tenure-Track Assistant Professor)
Department of Mathematics Sciences
Exploratory Hall, Room 4400
Mail Stop 3F2
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.