Department: College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Early Childhood Education Faculty (Term Position)
The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development is seeking to add a full-time faculty colleague (open rank, term) in an inclusive Early Childhood Education (ECE) undergraduate and graduate program. 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.
About the Program:
The program is focused on preparing educators to work with young children with varying abilities, birth through third grade, and families with diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The faculty prepares educators to work in a variety of ECE contexts, including community- and school-based programs. The program offers concentrations leading to Virginia licensure in Early Childhood Special Education Birth–Age 5 and Early/Primary Education PreK–Third Grade.
The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the ECE program, advising students, and providing program service.
Required Qualifications :
Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in early childhood education, early childhood special education, or a closely related field; at least five years of direct teaching experience with children with varied abilities, birth through third grade, and families with diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistical, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Required qualifications also include a commitment to equity and inclusion, teamwork, and collaborative decision-making. Preferred qualifications include experience teaching in-person and virtual undergraduate and/or graduate early childhood education courses focused on inclusive curriculum, assessment, and instruction.
George Mason University is an innovative and entrepreneurial university in a vibrant area of the country, located just 12 miles from the nation's capital. The College of Education and Human Development is a top-tier academic unit as evidenced by national reputational rankings and its extensive portfolio of innovative academic programs and consequential research activities. For more information, visit https://cehd.gmu.edu/about/.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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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; and upload a cover letter, CV, 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: 49658
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.