Assistant Professor of Computational and Data Sciences

George Mason University Korea

Assistant Professor of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS)
Computational Data Science · Songdo, Incheon

George Mason University, Korea, invites applications for a full-time position in Computational and Data Sciences at the assistant rank, starting in August 2021. The individual serving in this position will be responsible for teaching introductory and intermediate courses in computational and data sciences. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a background in these inter-related disciplines and excellence in teaching at the college level. Preferred candidates will have experience in teaching with R, Python, Matlab, Fortran, and MySQL, and they will have experience in teaching courses on introductory modeling, simulation, and database applications. They will also have some experience in developing course materials. Service activities will include coordinating with course developers in the CDS department in the U.S. 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.

This is a full-time, non-tenure track position. The compensation package is competitive, and all international hires include support for relocation expenses, furnished housing, home leave allowance, health insurance in Korea's excellent health care system, and dependent tuition benefit. The expected term is two years, with further opportunity for renewal and multi-year contracts.

Required qualifications for this position

MA in a relevant discipline along with an area of specialization centered on the methods of computational and data science.
Record of successful teaching with teaching with R, Python, Matlab, Fortran, and MySQL. and in teaching courses in introductory modeling, simulation, and database application

Preferred qualifications

PhD in a relevant discipline along with an area of specialization centered on the methods of computational and data science.
Record of research, publication and/or grant application and activity in relevant fields.
Record of effective program building.

To apply:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents to University hiring site(https://masonkorea.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=50).

A cover letter that explains your interest in the position and highlights your teaching, research, and any other relevant experience;
Current curriculum vitae;
At least three references with full contact information. References will not be contacted without consent from applicants.

Applications received on or before March 25, 2021 will be guaranteed full review. The start date for the position is August 16, 2021.

About George Mason Korea

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. It is among the 115 or so top "R1" ranked research universities in the US and in the top 200 of the Shanghai World Ranking of Universities. A public university located in Fairfax Virginia, George Mason is the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs.

George Mason, Korea, is George Mason's international branch campus in Songdo, South Korea. Mason Korea was established as part of George Mason University's commitment to education on a global scale and its belief in the power of international perspective and connection. Mason Korea is located on the Incheon Global Campus (IGC), which it shares with three other international branch campuses. Mason Korea students, staff, and faculty have access to modern facilities and resources on the IGC for a terrific living and work environment. Songdo, South Korea is a modern "smart" city designed from the start with large parks, plentiful walking and bike paths, and excellent public transportation. Songdo is convenient to Korea's Incheon International Airport—around a half hour by car—as well as to the capital city of Seoul—around an hour by car.