George Mason University, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: GMU-TTAP [#18528]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Position Location: Fairfax, Virginia 22030, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/07, finished 2022/06/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at George Mason University 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


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 25 August 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 received by December 1, 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

Other correspondence may be directed to 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

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
4400 University Drive, MS 3F2
Exploratory Hall, room 4400
Fairfax, VA 22030