Term Assistant Professor

Fairfax, VA
Low $50,000's
May 24, 2020
Sep 26, 2020
Full Time
Term Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience

The George Mason University Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (IPN) invites applications for a Term Assistant Professor beginning mid-August 2020 (Fall 2020) through late May 2021 (Spring 2021). 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: We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to teach, develop, and advise undergraduate and graduate courses contributing to the growth of the IPN, such as neuroanatomy and cellular neuroscience. Specific duties include teaching a standard course load (typically 4:4) that may include core courses, electives and laboratory courses, in addition to, standard service activities such as student advising and serving on administrative committees. This is a great opportunity for an energetic and talented scholar who is interested in developing his/her teaching skills by working with students. This position has a strong potential for renewal in future academic years, depending on performance and program enrollment.

Required Qualifications: * Completion of a Ph.D. in neuroscience, biology or a related field prior to the first day of work with strong teaching credentials.

Preferred Qualifications: * Some teaching experience or postdoctoral training desirable.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F406AZ at http://jobs.gmu.edu by February 28, 2020, complete and submit the online application, upload a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, transcripts, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"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/!

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