Adjunct Faculty, Business Foundations

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jul 22, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Analyst, Business
Full Time
Adjunct, Business Foundations

The George Mason University, School of Business would like to invite you to apply for an Adjunct position in the Business Foundations area for Fall 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 cultural environment.

About the School of Business: Dedicated to excellence in research and teaching, 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 top 50 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. The school is evolving to become more interdisciplinary, more connected, and more diverse.

The School of Business is pursuing three strategic directions through research, teaching, and partnerships: 1. Digital Transformation of Work; 2. Ensuring Global Futures by addressing the challenges of ensuring a livable and resilient society; and 3. Entrepreneurship and Innovation. To support these strategic initiatives, the School of Business is playing a significant role in three new university initiatives: the Institute for Digital InnovAtion (IDIA); the Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE); and the School of Computing.

About the Business Foundations Area: Faculty with multidisciplinary backgrounds within the Business Foundations area teach undergraduate courses that engage students with a range of contemporary business contexts, using a liberal education approach, and provide a foundation for success in the major courses and in the professional work environment. This is an area focused on teaching excellence and collaboration.

Foundations courses provide context and skills in the following areas: ** How to succeed in college ** The role of business and its impact on society ** Career development skills ** Professionalism and preparation for the workplace ** The global environment of business ** The legal environment of business

About the Position: We are accepting applications for teaching assignments for BULE 303 - Legal Environment of Business courses within Business Foundations. Syllabi from recent course offerings are available at

Responsibilities: In addition to teaching, responsibilities include preparing course materials, engaging with students, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and working closely with the adjunct coordinator for the course.

Required Qualifications: * Ideal applicants for law classes will have a JD and/or LLM and relevant work experience; * Good citizenship and the ability to work well with colleagues are essential.

Preferred Qualifications: * Ph.D. or Doctorate of Business; * M.S. of Business or a related discipline (e.g., International Studies) or MBA with relevant work experience; * Prior teaching experience.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number POB974 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Please note, candidates will only be contacted when there is an opening for which we believe the candidate is a strong match.

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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.

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