Adjunct Faculty, Mathematical Sciences

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 17, 2021
Apr 13, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Adjunct Faculty, Mathematical Sciences The George Mason University, Mathematical Sciences Department in the College of Science invites well-qualified candidates to apply for our Adjunct Faculty position. 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. About the Department: The Mathematical Sciences Department at George Mason University offers strong and flexible programs in undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. mathematics. Students can specialize in a diverse selection of areas in pure, applied and computational mathematics. A faculty of world-class educators with exemplary qualifications and progressive experience attracts new research opportunities; recruits highly qualified and motivated students from across the country and abroad; and provides unparalleled insight and expertise toward the development of marketable academic programs. For more information about the department, visit us on the web at Responsibilities: The George Mason University Department of Mathematical Sciences seeks qualified adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate courses. This includes, but is not limited to: * Teach up to three lower division undergraduate courses per semester at the 100-level; * Develop and manage the class syllabus and ensure the syllabus meets department and university standards; * Communicate with the class(es) in order that relevant announcements can be disseminated efficiently; * Grade assigned homework, quizzes, and exams in a timely fashion; * Utilize Blackboard course management system to report student learning outcomes; * Advise students on how to be successful and achieve goals; * Schedule at least two in-person or remote office hours per week (location depends on summer and fall working conditions); * Stay updated on innovations and changes within course field. Required Qualifications: * At least 18 hours of graduate course work in mathematics which would normally count toward a graduate degree in mathematics; * Technologically savvy; ability to utilize email, different online learning systems, and other effective ways to communicate with students; * Clear understanding of curriculum design, pedagogy, and learning outcome alignment; * Exceptional communicator that is able to show confidence in teaching and presenting to a class; * Genuine interest in nurturing the academic growth of students; * Live within driving distance of the GMU Fairfax Campus. Preferred Qualifications: * Advanced degree in Mathematics (M.S. or Ph.D.).

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement describing your teaching philosophy, transcripts and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which discusses your teaching experience). Applications not submitted through will not be considered.

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