Early Childhood Education Faculty (Open Rank, Multiple Positions)

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Jan 24, 2023
Closes
Feb 04, 2023
Ref
FAC9033
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Early Childhood Education Faculty (Open Rank, Multiple Positions)The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (www.cehd.gmu.edu) is seeking to add two full-time faculty colleagues (open rank, one term and one tenure-line position) in an inclusive Early Childhood Education (ECE) undergraduate and graduate program. Candidates are sought with expertise in early childhood education curriculum, instruction, and assessment, including, but not limited to, expertise in language and literacy, mathematics, science, and/or social studies pedagogical practices. 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/Primary Education Prekindergarten-Third Grade and Early Childhood Special Education Birth-Age 5 (ECSE). The program also offers a PhD in Education specialization in ECE/ECSE.George Mason University (www.gmu.edu) is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. 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. The 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.Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate students in in-person and virtual delivery formats; advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; and providing service to the program, college, university, and professional organizations. Tenure-line faculty responsibilities also include conducting and disseminating research.Required Qualifications: Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in early childhood education, early childhood special education, elementary education, or a closely related field. Required qualifications also include a demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion, teamwork, and collaborative decision-making. The term position requires at least five years of direct teaching experience with children with varied abilities, birth through third grade, and experience with families with diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The tenure-line position requires demonstrated research and external funding productivity or strong potential for such accomplishments.Preferred Qualifications:Preferred qualifications include experience teaching in-person and virtual undergraduate and/or graduate courses. Preferred qualifications for the tenure-line position include at least three years of working with diverse children, birth through third grade, and their families.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, 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."