Assistant Director of Global Affairs Program

Fairfax, VA, VA
Oct 05, 2018
Jan 31, 2019
Executive, Director
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 Director of Global Affairs Program

The George Mason University Global Affairs Program seeks applicants for an Assistant Director of Global Affairs to begin January 2019. This is 12-month, renewable term (non-tenured) appointment. The Global Affairs Program (GLOA) is a large, dynamic, interdisciplinary degree program where faculty from diverse disciplinary backgrounds such as anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science form a vibrant academic community. 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 carries both teaching and administrative duties. The Assistant Director serves as the Global Affairs undergraduate coordinator for the Program in Masons College of Humanities and Social Sciences. As undergraduate coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for advising Global Affairs majors; and organizing and administering program activities, including freshman and transfer student orientations, internships and the honors program.

This instructional faculty position carries a teaching load of two courses in each of the Fall and Spring semesters, and one course in the Summer. Experience in interdisciplinary teaching and administration preferred.


  • Ph.D. in social sciences and humanities is required; and
  • Experience in interdisciplinary teaching and administration is preferred.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; 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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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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