George Mason University

Multiple Open-Rank, Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty Positions in Statistics


The Department of Statistics at George Mason University invites applications for multiple open-rank tenure-track, tenured, and term faculty positions beginning Fall 2022. Applicants for the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor positions must have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or related field by the start date, while an M.S. graduate with an exceptional teaching history may be eligible for a term instructor position.

Junior candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions should have demonstrated potential for excellence and productivity in research and a commitment to high-quality teaching. Senior faculty candidates for tenured Associate/Full Professor positions should have established records of outstanding research, external funding history, and excellence in teaching.

Candidates for term positions should possess a strong commitment to education and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Applicants at the rank of term Associate/Full Professor must have interests in outreach and significant experience in an academic setting for at least six years post Ph.D.

The Department of Statistics in the newly formed School of Computing, within the College of Engineering and Computing, currently houses 22 primary faculty and has numerous other faculty. It offers a B.S. degree in Statistics, three M.S. degrees: Statistical Science, Biostatistics, and Data Analytics Engineering with Concentration in Statistics; and a Ph.D. degree in Statistical Science. The Department of Statistics is renowned with leaders in statistics, biostatistics, and data science/analytics, with credentials in national collaborations, although it is a young department founded in 1992. It is located on the Fairfax, VA, campus in the high-tech corridor of Northern Virginia, 30 minutes from both downtown Washington, D.C., and Dulles International Airport.

George Mason University is the largest and most diverse public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of over 39,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It was classified as an R1 research institution in 2016 by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education.

The College of Engineering and Computing at George Mason University is comprised of the Volgenau School of Engineering and a new School of Computing, which is the first in Virginia. The College is a fast-growing force for innovation in research and education. The College boasts more than 9,100 students in 37 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, including several first-in-the-nation offerings.

For more information and to apply, visit and search using position number F683AZ for tenure/tenure-track and F685AZ for term positions, or search by the word “Statistics.” The tenure-track and tenured faculty applications review will begin December 1 2021, while the review of term faculty applications will begin February 1, 2022. The review of applications will continue until the positions are 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.

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Last updated: 2021-11-22