Assistant/Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education

Fairfax, VA
Mar 16, 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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Assistant/Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) invites applications for a faculty colleague (Assistant/Associate Professor rank) in an inclusive Early Childhood Education program focused on preparing teachers and other professionals to work with culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children, birth through age eight; and their families. 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 is structured as a term (non-tenure track) teaching-focused position with a base teaching load of four courses per semester. Candidates are sought in several areas of current need, including but not limited to early childhood curriculum and instruction focused on language and literacy, mathematics, and/or science education. Duties include teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; and providing service to the program, division, college, university, and professional and community organizations.

Required Qualifications: * Earned doctorate in early childhood education or a closely related field; * Direct experience working with young children and families from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds; and * Commitment to collaboration and democratic decision-making.

Preferred Qualifications: * University teaching experience, including face-to-face and online learning formats; and * Demonstrated commitment to preservice teacher preparation.

George Mason University is an innovative and entrepreneurial university in a vibrant area of the country, located just 15 miles outside of Washington, D.C. The university is recognized as one of the top “Up and Coming” universities by U.S. News and World Report. For more information about the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, visit

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9304z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin mid-April, and continue until the position is filled.

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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 Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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