Research Curriculum – Term Instructional Faculty, 12-month Term
The George Mason University Honors College invites applications for the position of Term Instructional Faculty (12-month term). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The standard teaching load for 12-month Instructional Faculty is 4:4:2. This position includes a course reduction of one course per semester for administrative duties (3:3:1).
About the Honors College
The Honors College highlights the full spectrum of opportunities for academic achievement, professional development, and public service that Mason offers. The College serves over 1,700 undergraduate students from all majors and offers an enriched academic and social environment that enhances the undergraduate experience. All applicants should be highly committed to the College's mission of fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion at all levels of our community.
The successful candidate is expected to teach HNRS 110: Principles of Research and Inquiry, and to assist the Director of Faculty and Curriculum in coordinating the Honors College research curriculum. A teaching load reduction of one course per academic term will be granted for administrative duties, including, advising students, developing learning objectives and related assignments, organizing annual colloquia and exhibitions, and conducting assessments to ensure quality and consistency across sections, etc. The general duties of all Honors College staff include working to develop the quality and reputation of the college, supporting the recruitment of students to the Honors College, and mentoring students as needed.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate researchers.
Doctorate Degree (ABD considered);
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Experience teaching undergraduate research to a cohort of multidisciplinary students;
Experience working with first generation and/or underrepresented students.
2 or more years of coordination or administrative experience working in higher education;
Knowledge and teaching experience with quantitative and qualitative methods.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
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.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; upload a cover letter, cv, philosophy of teaching, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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.
Internal Number: 47104
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.