George Mason University, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: GMU-VAP [#20800]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Fairfax, Virginia 22030, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2022/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/23)
Position Description:   URMs  

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.

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

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research complementary to the current strengths of the department, and teach one course a semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. This position is 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. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in the areas of computational and theoretical mathematics related to numerical analysis, data science, modeling, dynamical systems, mathematical biology, graph theory, combinatorics, and probability, but all disciplines will be considered.

Starting date: Successful candidate can begin as early as spring semester 2023.

Application deadline: Consideration of applications will begin on 01 November 2022 and will continue until position is filled.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree by the time of appointment.

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

Length of appointment: 2 years, contingent upon satisfactory performance.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

For full consideration, applicants must upload a cover letter, resume, teaching statement, and at least three professional reference letters.

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