ECE Faculty Positions

Positions offered for Fall 2018

Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track

The George Mason University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level beginning Fall 2018.

As Virginia’s largest public research university, Mason has recently achieved Carnegie Research I status and is eager to build on its reputation of conducting research of consequence. The university has an institutional commitment to achieving excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff and encourages candidates who will enrich its academic and culturally inclusive environment to apply.


Successful candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels; develop an independent, externally funded research program; advise students; participate in all aspects of the department’s mission; and serve the profession.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have received a PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field by the start date of the position and should have demonstrated potential for excellence and productivity in research and a commitment to high-quality teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

While applicants in all areas of Computer Engineering will be given serious consideration, we are particularly interested in candidates in the areas of Embedded Systems for the Internet of Things, Mobile Systems and Applications, Hardware Security, Architecture Security, Hardware Accelerators for Big Data and Machine Learning, Platforms for Cloud-Scale Computing and Visualization, and Computer-Aided Design for Heterogeneous Computing.

About Us: The Future of Engineering Is Here

The Volgenau School of Engineering is a fast-growing force for innovation in technology and education. The school enrolls approximately 7,300 students in 35 bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral degree programs, including several first-of-their-kind offerings. As part of a nationally ranked research university, the school’s faculty conducted more than $22 million in sponsored research in the last year. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's technology corridor, Mason Engineering stands out for its focus on emerging areas including big data, cybersecurity, healthcare technology, sustainable infrastructure, robotics, signals and communications, and sustainable infrastructure.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering. In addition, the department offers master’s degrees in Telecommunications and Digital Forensics & Cyber Analysis, and participates in an interdisciplinary BS in Cyber Security Engineering and an interdisciplinary MS in Data Analytics Engineering. The department is home to over 800 undergraduates and over 400 graduate students, with over 30 full-time faculty members who have research interests in the areas of bioengineering, communications, computer engineering, computer forensics, controls and robotics, cyber security, nanoelectronics, signal processing, system architecture, and power systems operation. Faculty members frequently collaborate with other departments within the Volgenau School of Engineering, particularly with the Departments of Bioengineering, Computer Science, Information Sciences and Technology, and Mechanical Engineering. Further information about the department is available at

Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration applicants must apply for position number F212AZ at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a statement of professional goals including their perspective on teaching and research (to attach as ‘Other Doc’), a complete C.V. with publications, and the names of three professional references. The review of applications will begin January 16, 2018 and continue until the position is 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.