Term Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Jan 31, 2017
Jul 26, 2017
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Term Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Program Coordinator

The George Mason University Department of Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual for a Term Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator position. 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 Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: This position includes teaching responsibilities for lecture and laboratory courses within the B.S. in Environmental Science program, responsibilities for academic undergraduate advising and policies, and curatorial duties to maintain and expand the Zoological Teaching Collection in the College of Science. Duties include: * Serve as liaison to the College of Sciences Office of Undergraduate Student Affairs; * Provide academic advising for the B.S. in Environmental Science program; * Review and process academic requests; * Develop and implement requirement and retention strategies; * Expand and oversee undergraduate internship and research opportunities; * Serve as Undergraduate Research Mentor; * Provide support to the Research of the Fish Ecology Lab; * Conduct off-campus recruitment for the B.S. program; and * Develop the ESP internship program and serve as instructor for all ESP internships.

Required Qualifications: * Completion of a Ph.D. in environmental science, biology, ecology, zoology, or a related field prior to the first day of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience providing academic advising to undergraduate students; * Experience teaching lecture and laboratory courses at the graduate and undergraduate level; * Experience in composing and conducting undergraduate research projects; * Experience curating zoological collections; * Knowledge of higher education and student services; and * Demonstrated analytics skills.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F118Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references with contact information.

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