Teaching Culturally, Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (Full-Time Term Faculty, Open

Fairfax, VA
Mar 20, 2017
Jul 26, 2017
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, and Exceptional Learners (Full-Time Term Faculty, Open Rank)

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) invites applications from entrepreneurial teacher educators to join and strengthen our innovative program in Teaching Culturally, Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL). 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.

This interdisciplinary program emphasizes language and learning in diverse classrooms through specialized curriculum tracks. The M.Ed. program encompasses several education fields including initial licensure programs in English as a Second Language (ESL), international elementary education, foreign language education, certificate programs for international special education, and the International Baccalaureate (the first such program in North America).

Responsibilities: Housed within the Division of Advanced Professional Teacher Development and International Education, this faculty member would work primarily in the ESL curricular track and complement a vibrant faculty focused on research in national and international contexts. Duties include: * Teaching graduate-level courses in the ESL curricular track with the TCLDEL program; * Working with school-based cohorts in the northern Virginia area; and * Contributing to ongoing program development and program improvement efforts. Coursework includes language acquisition, linguistics, language and literacy for ESL, methods, and assessment; with courses offered in a variety of learning formats, including online, hybrid, and face-to-face classes with evening and weekend schedules.

Required Qualifications: * Earned doctorate focused on ESL education or a related content field.

Preferred Qualifications: * Demonstrated excellence and versatility in university teaching assignments; * Clear interest in and strong potential for interdisciplinary collaboration, particularly across other content areas within the program; and * Experience working with diverse populations, graduate-level students, and practicing K-12 teachers.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9552z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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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 Masons 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/!

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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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