Term Instructional Faculty

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 28, 2022
Apr 05, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Term Instructional Faculty (9-month)The George Mason University Honors College invites applications for the position of Term Instructional Faculty (9-month). 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 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 roughly 2,100 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. Responsibilities:The teaching load for this position is 4:4. Candidates must have prior experience teaching undergraduate research and a demonstrated commitment to an anti-racist pedagogy. The successful candidate is expected to regularly teach HNRS 110: Principles of Research and Inquiry and HNRS 130: Identity, Community and Difference. HNRS 110 is an inquiry-based learning course that introduces students to the research process. HNRS 130 courses can cover a range of topics related to how conceptions of identity, community and difference are articulated and practiced in specific social and historical contexts. In recent years, HNRS 130 faculty have taught courses on issues of diversity and inclusion as they connect to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, immigration, language, and political affiliation. 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. The Honors College is a multidisciplinary unit, and as such, we encourage applicants from across disciplines to apply, including broadly in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and public policy as well as in specific disciplines like African and African American studies, anthropology, area studies, art history, communication, community health, criminology, cultural studies, economics, education, English, history, languages, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religious studies, sociology, and women and gender studies.Required Qualifications:Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate researchers from a variety of backgrounds;Relevant Doctorate Degree;2 or more years of relevant teaching experience in higher education;Experience teaching undergraduate research;Experience working with first generation and/or underrepresented students;Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; andCommitment to collaboratively working with a diverse group of faculty and staff.

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.

"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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