Adjunct/Graduate Lecturer, HumanitiesThe George Mason University, Office of the Provost, invites applicants for part-time instructors (Adjunct Faculty or Graduate Lecturer) under the INTO Mason Academic Division, to teach the following course or courses that are offered in Fall 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.Courses:INYO 105: U.S. American Cultures. 3 credits.This course provides an introduction to US cultures with a focus on diversity within American society. The course uses the concept of culture as a basis for discussing differences in Americans' experience of family life, work, education, the arts, national and ethnic identities, gender, religion, and more. Through ethnographic readings, literature, film, and field projects, students develop a better understanding of similarities and differences across the American experience. Offered by INTO Mason.Mason Core: Global UnderstandingRecommended Prerequisite: Multilingual students who have limited experience with US Cultures; INTO Mason Standard Year One Students.INYO 504: Transitions for International Graduate Students. 3 credits.Designed specifically for international students at INTO Mason who are enrolled in the Graduate International Pathway, this course emphasizes academic adjustments to study in the U.S., engagement with university resources and policies, and communicating academic progress and career goals through digital portfolios. Note: This course is for graduate students whose highest degree is from a non-US institution. Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.Commitment:The position requires 9 hours per week per 3 credit course assigned, employment beginning August 9, 2023 (non-negotiable). The position is for Fall 2023 with an opportunity for renewal in future terms.Supervision:The position will be supervised by the Academic Director.Required Qualifications:M.A. in Cultural Studies, Humanities or related field;Two years college-level teaching; andOne year teaching American Cultures course or similar course(s).Preferred Qualifications:Experience teaching multilingual learners;Experience teaching international students or in an international context;Experience teaching online courses;Evidence of professional development related to American cultures or university transition courses; andPh.D. in Cultural Studies, Humanities, or related field.
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