Teaching Assistant Professor

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Anticipated starting salary is around $55,000, depending on qualifications of the selected finalist.
Posted
Jan 30, 2021
Closes
Mar 05, 2021
Ref
FAC8153
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
"Teaching Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience

The George Mason University Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (IPN) invites applications for an Assistant Professor position beginning August 2021. This is a full-time, teaching-focused, non-tenure track, nine-month faculty appointment with full benefits and opportunity for multiyear contracts and promotion. 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 a growing program with diverse students and faculty. We are looking for an enthusiastic, student-centered colleague that will teach and develop foundational and advanced undergraduate and graduate neuroscience courses to contribute to the expansion of the program. Specific duties include teaching a standard course load (typically 4:4 or 3:3 if you serve as an academic advisor). Courses may include introductory neuroscience, core neuroscience courses and lecture or laboratory courses in the individual's area of expertise. The successful candidate will assist with program duties such as academic advising, program development, committee work, and new student events. This is a great opportunity for an energetic and collaborative scholar who especially enjoys teaching and working with undergraduates. Course reductions may be available for administrative duties or new course development.

Required Qualifications: * Completion of a Ph.D. in neuroscience, biology or a related field prior to the first day of work; potential for excellent teaching and capacity for course and laboratory development.
Preferred Qualifications: * Strong teaching credentials and/or postdoctoral training desirable.
About Us: For more information about the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience, visit us online at neuroscience.gmu.edu "

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F406AZ at http://jobs.gmu.edu by February 1, 2021 complete and submit the online application, upload a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, transcripts, and a list of three professional references with contact info.

"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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