Term Faculty - Finance

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 27, 2019
Oct 03, 2019
Full Time
Term Faculty - Finance

The Finance area of the School of Business at George Mason University has a Term Faculty appointment (non-tenure track) open for a qualified individual to teach Finance courses starting August 2019. This is a full-time position with benefits. Rank assignment is contingent on level and type of experience and education. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position does not support work visa sponsorship.

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 Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The standard teaching load for this position is 24 credits per year (4:4). A lower load may be possible if the candidate's qualifications meet relevant criteria in the school's workload policy. Summer teaching for additional compensation may be available upon successful renewal of term contract. Additional responsibilities include service to the Finance area, the School of Business, the University and the profession, which may include student mentoring, serving on committees, and interfacing with students and the local community.

The position's duties include teaching (weighted 75 percent) and service (25 percent) activities. Initially, the individual will serve as Course Coordinator for a large introductory finance class with multiple sections taught by multiple instructors. The Course Coordinator will oversee the organization of the course, lead efforts to select and create course resources, determine learning objectives and goals, ensure consistency across all sections and instructors, and hire and supervise teaching assistants. The Course Coordinator will develop and teach both in-person, hybrid, and fully on-line sections of the course.

Required Qualifications: * MBA or M.S. in Finance (or equivalent) * Experience teaching at either the graduate or undergraduate level

Preferred Qualifications: * Ph.D. (in Finance, Economics, or other quantitative field) * Good citizenship is important as is the ability to work well with colleagues * Experience teaching at the undergraduate level * Experience creating and delivering on-line classes

The School of Business: Dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and part-time MBA programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national and international business communities; and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice.

George Mason University: George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of more then 37,000 students studying in more than 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason stands at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. The Northern Virginia business community includes a large number of Fortune 500 companies. In addition to its 677-acre campus in Fairfax, Mason has campuses in Arlington and Prince William counties in Virginia, as well as an international campus in Songdo, Korea.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8569z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/ by May 20, 2019; complete and submit the online application; and upload a Letter of Intent, CV, relevant teaching or other evaluations, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin on May 21, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

"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 Mason's 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."

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