Term Assistant Professor, World History

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Aug 30, 2022
Closes
Sep 25, 2022
Ref
FAC8858
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Term Assistant Professor, World HistoryGeorge Mason University Korea invites applications for an Assistant Professor of World History position beginning February 2023. 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 George Mason Korea:George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. It is among the 115 or so top "R1" ranked research universities in the US and in the top 200 of the Shanghai World Ranking of Universities. A public university located in Fairfax Virginia, George Mason is 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.George Mason, Korea, is George Mason's campus in Songdo, South Korea. Mason Korea was established as part of George Mason University's commitment to education on a global scale and its belief in the power of international perspective and connection. Mason Korea is located on the Incheon Global Campus (IGC), which it shares with three other international branch campuses. Mason Korea students, staff, and faculty have access to modern facilities and resources on the IGC for a terrific living and work environment. Songdo, South Korea is a modern "smart" city designed from the start with large parks, plentiful walking and bike paths, and excellent public transportation. Songdo is convenient to Korea's Incheon International Airport-around a half hour by car-as well as to the capital city of Seoul-around an hour by car. Further information on Mason Korea can be found at: http://masonkorea.gmu.edu/.About the Position:This is a full-time, non-tenure track position. All international hires include support for relocation expenses, furnished housing, home leave allowance, health insurance in Korea's excellent health care system, and dependent tuition benefits. The expected initial term is two years, with the opportunity for renewal and multi-year contracts.Responsibilities:We are looking for someone to teach three sections of an introductory Global History course (HIST 125) each semester, as well as one HIST elective to be determined in conversation among the department, MK Academic Affairs, and the faculty member. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include developing new courses and curriculum, engaging students in experiential learning, and holding regularly scheduled office hours.https://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/course_sections?code=HISTRequired Qualifications:A Ph.D. in Global History or a related field; andDemonstrated successful college experience teaching.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in teaching Global History at the university level;Experience in designing and teaching across diverse course modalities;The ability to develop and engage students in extracurricular activities related to course content and goals;The ability to teach both independently and collaboratively in a team environment;Record of effective program building; andRecord of research, publication and/or grant application and activity in relevant fields.Special Instructions to Applicants:Applicants must apply for a position at https://masonkorea.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=90&source=aWQ9MTI%3D;Complete and submit the online application and upload a cover letter, resume (CV), sample syllabi, and student teaching evaluations.Review application procedure:Submit application and required documents;Teaching demonstration and interview (required of finalists); andNotification of the final successful candidate.After the initial review of applications, only successful candidates will be notified of the lecture demonstration and interview date (individually);Other Posting Information:Required Documents:Cover letter addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position, including a statement of teaching philosophy and a commitment to serving a diverse student population;Resume (CV) with the names and contact information of three professional references;Two sample syllabi in English; andStudent teaching evaluations.Applications received on or before September 23, 2022 will be guaranteed full consideration.

To apply: Applicants must apply for a position at GMU Korea websitehttps://masonkorea.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=90&source=aWQ9MTI%3D ;Complete and submit the online application and upload a cover letter, resume (CV), sample syllabi, and student teaching evaluations. Please follow detail instruction in web announcement.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! 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.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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