Job Description

# Position Information
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Term Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of ISOM – Business Analytics
The Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) area of the School of Business at George Mason University has a Term Faculty appointment (non-tenure track) open for a qualified individual to teach Business Analytics courses starting August 2018. The initial appointment is for one academic year, subsequent renewals are based on performance, programmatic needs, and budgetary constraints. This is a full-time position with benefits. Rank assignment is contingent on level and type of experience and education. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position does not support work visa sponsorship.
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.
The standard teaching load for this position is 24 credits per year (4:4). A lower load may be possible if the candidate’s qualifications meet relevant criteria in the school’s workload policy. Summer teaching for additional compensation may be available upon successful renewal of term contract. Additional responsibilities include service to the ISOM Area, the School of Business, the University and the profession, such as student mentoring, committees, and interfacing with students and the business community.
The position involves teaching undergraduate courses in Business Analytics in the School of Business. The School of Business offers a number of business analytics courses, which cover the full spectrum of activities associated with data-driven decision-making, including data collection, data sources, data quality, statistical data analysis, basic optimization, data mining, and presentation and interpretation of results with special attention on their business applications and uses. The ideal candidate will have a background and intellectual inclination consistent with the offered classes.
Information about our Business Analytics courses are available at:, the minor in Business Analytics at, and graduate certificate at
Required Qualifications:
* Master’s degree in a relevant field;
* Candidates must have experience teaching college-level analytics courses;
* Expertise in using MS Excel spreadsheets, Excel Data Analysis, and Excel Solver; and
* Good citizenship in terms of service is critical as is the ability to work well with colleagues.
Preferred Qualifications:
* PhD (in a relevant field);
* Experience in teaching data mining and data visualization; and
* Additional teaching expertise in other topical areas covered by the ISOM undergraduate major will be considered a plus.
ISOM Area:
The ISOM area consists of 12 OM and IS tenure-track faculty members, and nine-term faculty members. They have published their research in top-tier business journals, and have won several college- and university-level teaching awards. They also serve in editorial roles across leading academic journals in their fields.
The School of Business:
Dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and part-time M.B.A. programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national and international business communities; and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice.
George Mason University:
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with global distinction in a range of academic fields. Located in northern Virginia near Washington, D.C., Mason provides students access to diverse cultural experiences and the most sought-after internships and employers in the country. Mason offers strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering and information technology, business, organizational psychology, health care, and visual and performing arts. With Mason professors conducting groundbreaking research in areas such as climate change, public policy, and the biosciences, George Mason University is a leading example of the modern, public university.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F2
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