Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Mathematics Announced at George Mason University

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Posted: October 22, 2021

The George Mason University, Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in August 2022. 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:
George Mason University, located outside of Washington, D.C., is the largest public university in Virginia, and has grown rapidly in the past 20 years to serve the needs of its majority-minority population.  The Mathematical Sciences Department offers undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. programs in pure, applied, and computational mathematics.  High-level research across a variety of disciplines is strengthened through collaborations with local government/industry partners and nearby universities.  High-quality teaching and community engagement is achieved through innovative strategies including extensive outreach work, active learning, hands-on undergraduate research, and graduate internships; with a high success rate among both undergraduate and graduate students. For more information about the department, visit us on the web at math.gmu.edu


The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to support the department’s undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. programs in Mathematics.


Required Qualifications: 
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree by August 25, 2022, and must have strong records in both research and teaching.


Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with postdoctoral experience and a strong vision for promoting diversity and inclusion are preferred; Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with those of the department; The search will focus on applicants with expertise in the areas of analysis, number theory, and topology, but all disciplines will be considered.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ and received by December 1, 2021, however 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. 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


Equity Statement:
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.