ECE Faculty Positions

Positions offered for Fall 2017

Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering

The George Mason University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2017. Exceptionally strong senior candidates may also be considered, and must have an established record of outstanding research and excellent teaching.  Such candidates will be eligible for tenured Associate Professor or Professor positions. Applicants in the field of Nanoelectronics/Microelectronics beyond CMOS, with research interests including but not limited to: (1) Nanomaterials and nanodevices for nanoelectronics, spintronics, memory, photonics and sensors, (2) Materials and devices for energy harvesting, (3) Flexible, printed and wearable electronics, (4) Neuromorphic devices; and (5) RF/mixed-signal IC design are of particular interest. 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.

Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Establishing a competitive research program in his/her area(s) of expertise
  • Develop and/or continue multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Satisfy teaching and service requirements consistent with the department policies

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or be very near to completing such a degree before the start date of the position, in an area appropriate to the position, and have a demonstrated record of excellence in research with the potential to establish an independent research program. Candidates should also be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

About the Department:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. In addition, the Department offers M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Computer Forensics. The Department is home to over 600 undergraduates and 400 graduate students, with full-time faculty members with research interests in the areas of communications, computer engineering, controls, microelectronics, and signal processing. Of particular interest to Nanoelectronics and Microelectronics is that the Department has a long tradition of working closely with fellow researchers from the Semiconductor Industry and regional Government Laboratories, which over the years have included the following organizations: NIST, NRL, ARL, IBM, AMD, Global Foundries, Honeywell, Texas Instruments and BAE. Further information about the department is available at http://ece.gmu.edu/.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must complete the online application at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ for position F111AZ or directly at the Job Posting; and upload a cover letter, CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration applicants must apply by February 1, 2017; however the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Positions offered for Spring 2017

Term Assistant Professor – Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The George Mason University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for a full-time, term (nontenure-track), instructional faculty position. The anticipated start date for this position is January 2017; however it is possible that the start date may be deferred until Fall 2017. 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.

Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for teaching between two to three courses per semester and helping to develop new courses (both in-class and online) and labs. Teaching will primarily be at the undergraduate level. In addition, the successful candidate will work closely with the Department Chair and Associate Chair to:

  • Coordinate existing courses;
  • Schedule and balance departmental undergraduate and graduate course offerings;
  • Coordinate grading;
  • Assist students with issues related to internships, career issues and co-op opportunities;
  • Assist in the hiring, training and managing of graduate teaching assistants;
  • Participate in student advising; and
  • Perform other professional duties as needed.

Required Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications for a Term Assistant Professor position include a Ph.D. (or be very near to completing such a degree) in electrical or computer engineering. The terminal degree has to be awarded by the start date of the position. Applicants with an M.S. degree, and significant work experience in the field, may also be considered at the rank of Instructor. Applicants should possess a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Applicants must also possess strong oral and written communication skills, be able to teach in both online and in-class modes, and have experience in using laboratory equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with a combination of the following qualifications: teaching experience, industry experience, knowledge of emerging technologies, and demonstrated expertise with tools and techniques. Administrative and/or managerial experience is a plus. Applicants with extensive experience may be considered for an appointment as a Term Associate Professor.

About the Department:
The department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. In addition, the department offers M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Computer Forensics. The department is home to over 600 undergraduates and 400 graduate students, with full-time faculty members with research interests in the areas of communications, computer engineering, controls, microelectronics and signal processing. Faculty members frequently collaborate with other departments within the Volgenau School of Engineering, particularly Bioengineering and Computer Science. Further information about the department is available at http://ece.gmu.edu/.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F094Az at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ or directly at the Job Posting; complete and submit the online application; upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, and a list of three or more professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin after November 16, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.