Open-Rank, Term Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty

George Mason University

Open-Rank, Term Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty

  • Institution: George Mason University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Fairfax, Virginia
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Open-Rank, Term Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty

  • George Mason University | Fairfax, Virginia
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: April 17, 2024
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Job TitleOpen-Rank, Term Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

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Location Fairfax, Virginia

Application Deadline March 22, 2024

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Job Description

Open-Rank, Term Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty

Req # 10000823

About the Department:

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as master’s degrees in Digital Forensics and Telecommunications. The department is home to over 30 faculty members and over 880 students, including about 290 graduate students. Our research portfolio is thriving, with faculty actively engaged in research in a diverse range of fields such as bioengineering, communications and networking, computer engineering, controls and robotics, cyber-physical systems, cyber security, digital forensics, machine learning, nanoelectronics, power systems, quantum computing, signal processing, and space-based systems.

The ECE department also supports other Mason Engineering programs through interdisciplinary collaboration in both education and research and has close ties with other departments such as the Departments of Bioengineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security Engineering, Information Sciences and Technology, and Mechanical Engineering. Projects and hands-on activities are at the core of many of our educational programs where interdisciplinary projects and courses are highly integrated into the curriculum. Thousands of students have graduated from our department’s accredited programs and gone on to prosperous careers in engineering and related fields. The department has close collaborations with industry and receives strategic direction and insight on cutting edge technologies from its company partners and industrial advisory board that translate into innovative curricular and research initiatives. Further information about the department is available at

About the Position:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for one or more renewable-term, non-tenure-track faculty positions at the academic rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, or at the rank of Instructor, beginning Fall 2024.

This position offers an exceptional opportunity for candidates with a strong commitment to teaching excellence. At George Mason University, we prioritize diversity, inclusion, and academic excellence, creating an environment where innovation thrives and students flourish. As a term faculty member, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of electrical and computer engineering education while engaging in collaborative research and interdisciplinary initiatives. Join us in our mission to inspire the next generation of engineers and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in power and energy systems, with a particular focus on renewable electric energy systems. We invite candidates who are passionate about teaching, dedicated to student success, and eager to make a meaningful impact on our community to apply for this exciting opportunity.


Successful candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels across in-person, hybrid and online formats; contribute to the development and enhancement of course and lab materials, syllabi, and instructional resources in alignment with program objectives, departmental standards, and industry best practices; advise students; participate in all aspects of the department’s mission; and serve the profession.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor must have received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent in a related field by the start date of the position, and should have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and curriculum development. Applicants who have received a MS degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent in a related field will be considered for Instructor position.

Senior candidates with established records of excellent teaching will be eligible for a term associate professor or professor position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants in all areas of Power and Energy Systems will be given serious consideration. We are particularly interested in candidates in the area of Renewable Electric Energy Systems. Candidates who can build collaborations with other departments within the College and across the University will benefit from the strong support and encouragement for interdisciplinary collaboration within the college and the university. The department and the college place high value on engaging students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and candidates from these groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must apply for Open-Rank, Term Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, complete CV with publications, statement of professional goals including your perspective on teaching (upload as Philosophy of Teaching), statement on what diversity and inclusion means to you (upload as Diversity Statement), transcript (optional), and the names of three professional references. Review of applications will begin March 23, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Mason Engineering: The Future of Engineering is Here

About the College

The College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at George Mason University is a fast-growing force for innovation in research and education. Ranked nationally in the top 100 in both undergraduate and graduate education, the CEC enrolled a record high of 10,933 students in fall 2023. The college has 34 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs including several first-in-the-nation offerings. Of its 320 full-time faculty, 93 are tenured, 77 are tenure-track, 90 are term faculty, and 60 are research faculty. As part of a nationally ranked research university, CEC research teams expended $65 million in sponsored research awards in the past year and had projects with over $119 million in current and anticipated awards. The college stands out for its leading research in areas such as artificial intelligence, data analytics engineering, cybersecurity engineering, biomedical imaging and devices, healthcare, autonomous systems, 5G/Next G communications, systems architectures, computational biomedicine, advanced materials and manufacturing, sustainable infrastructure, and more. The college encourages and supports multidisciplinary research and provides ample opportunity for faculty to work with other disciplines.

About the University and the Region

George Mason University is the largest and most diverse public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of more than 40,000 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 university has campuses in Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William County. Its proximity to Washington, D.C. provides unmatched geographical access to federal agencies and national laboratories. Northern Virginia is also home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation, providing excellent opportunities for interaction with industry. The region is consistently rated as being among the best places to live in the country and has an outstanding local public school system.

About the Future

In conjunction with Amazon’s decision to establish a second headquarters in Northern Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia announced a multi-year plan to invest in the growth of degree programs in computing. As a result, Mason has committed to accelerate its plans to grow its capacity in computing and high-tech fields. Among the university’s exciting initiatives are the launch of the Institute for Digital Innovation—a university think tank and incubator to serve the digital economy—and the expansion of Mason Square home to its Arlington facilities. In 2025, Fuse a new 355,000 square foot building, will open to students, faculty, and research teams. This net-zero facility will house the Institute for Digital Innovation, state-of the-art classrooms, labs, and collaborative spaces. It will also include retail space, and leasing opportunities for local businesses. These initiatives reflect hundreds of millions of dollars in new investment by Mason that will rapidly elevate the university’s already leading national position in computing and related areas.

Mason Ad Statement

Mason is currently 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 at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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