Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies- School of Integrative Studies,

Fairfax, VA, VA
Aug 01, 2018
Oct 02, 2018
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
George Mason University - Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies

The School of Integrative Studies (SIS) at George Mason University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty appointment for the position of Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies to begin in August 2019. Leadership Studies is an interdisciplinary field and as such, we expect successful candidates will have academic training in leadership from a variety of perspectives, including higher education, organizational psychology, management, and/or in a closely related field in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. A primary focus of this position is demonstrated knowledge of leadership theories and models that advance and uplift inclusion and diversity in leadership processes. 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. SIS also values diversity in thought, experience, and background.

About SIS and George Mason University: SIS is located the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). The leadership studies program prepares undergraduate students for positions of leadership in government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and industries whose activities relate to or impact leadership, with special emphasis on contemporary leadership theories and applications.

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, Research I institution with national distinction in academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” position for national universities. It is the largest and most diverse research university in Virginia offering more than 200 degree programs with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries. Masons diversity offers a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to collaborate and create.

Responsibilities: SIS is seeking a collaborative, dedicated, student-centered colleague with a strong research agenda in areas related to leadership studies who can:

  • Develop a program of research in contemporary leadership studies that connects theories and scholarship for leadership in a diverse world and the 21st century workplace;
  • Carry a 2-2 teaching load;
  • Serve on SIS, college, and university committees;
  • Expand the on-line offerings of Leadership Studies and related courses.

Required Qualifications:
  • A completed terminal degree in an area directly related to leadership studies;
  • Experience in undergraduate teaching;
  • Advanced skills in creating on-line courses;
  • A Demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship and in undergraduate teaching. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching in interdisciplinary undergraduate programs;
  • Demonstrated record of scholarship in the area of leadership studies and civic engagement;
  • Ability to develop a strong research program that is capable of attracting internal and external funding.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu, complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, 3 publication pieces, philosophy of teaching Statement and a Research Statement. Please obtain 3 letters of recommendation to be emailed to Ms. Stephanie Zeher at szeher@gmu.edu or mailed to: George Mason University Attn: Stephanie Zeher 4400 University Drive, MSN 5D3 Fairfax, VA 22030

MasonAd : 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 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/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

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.

Job Close Date : 2018-10-01

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