POSITION:
Department of Statistics, George Mason University
Open Rank Tenure-Track
or Tenured Professorship




The George Mason University Department of Statistics (statistics.gmu.edu), on the Fairfax, VA, campus, is seeking candidates for an open rank tenure-track or tenured faculty. 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.

Responsibilities:
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 senior ranks the candidates must have a demonstrated record of research and funding.

Preferred Qualifications:
Special consideration will be given to candidates in the area of data analytics, in particular, health analytics.

About the Department:
The Department of Statistics houses 16 full-time faculty. It offers three M.S. degrees: Statistical Science, Biostatistics, and Data Analytics Engineering Concentration Statistics; and a Ph.D. degree in Statistical Science. The Statistics Department is currently proposing a B.S. program to begin Fall 2017. Further information about the department is available at www.statistics.gmu.edu/. George Mason University is a comprehensive public research university with 35,000 students located in the high tech corridor of Northern Virginia, 30 minutes from both downtown Washington, D.C., and Dulles International Airport. Faculty rental housing is available on campus. The Department of Statistics was founded in 1992 and is located in the Volgenau School of Engineering, in a new state-of-the-art building.

Instructions:
For full consideration, please complete the online application at jobs.gmu.edu for position F109Az; 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 January 16, 2017, and 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.