Term Instructor/Term Assistant Professor

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 17, 2021
Oct 01, 2021
Full Time
"Term Instructor/Term Assistant Professor

The George Mason University Department of Mathematical Sciences, in the College of Science (COS), located in the vibrant Washington, D.C., area, invites well-qualified candidates to apply for a nine-month, renewable Term Instructor/Term Assistant Professor 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.

Responsibilities: Starting in the Fall 2021 semester, the incumbent will teach undergraduate courses and provide some service duties associated with the department's undergraduate degree. We are particularly seeking candidates who are able to teach a wide variety of undergraduate lower and upper level courses, including but not limited to Mathematical Statistics, Actuarial Sciences, Mathematics Education, Data Sciences, Calculus, Discrete Mathematics, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations.

Required Qualifications: * At a minimum, applicants must have an M.S. Degree in Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, a related field or a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education; * Experience teaching mathematics in a university setting.

Preferred Qualifications: * Demonstrated strong pedagogical skill set; * Demonstrated experience and interest in inquiry-based learning and/or other interactive classroom instructional models in high school and/or university settings; * Strong intercultural competency; * Demonstrated experience with course design and/or curriculum development; * Experience providing organized leadership in an educational setting.

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, visit us on the web at https://math.gmu.edu/ . For more information about the College of Science, visit us on the web at https://cos.gmu.edu/ .

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, unofficial transcript, and at least three letters of recommendation which primarily discuss teaching and leadership qualifications.

Note to applicants regarding letters of recommendation: If letters of recommendation (LORs) are not available at the time of application, upload a blank Microsoft Word document with text stating that the LORs will be mailed to the address below. The applicant system will not let the application proceed without the required document uploads. Applications must be submitted through https://jobs.gmu.edu/ in order to be considered.

Correspondence may be e-mailed to math@gmu.edu or sent by mail to:

Search Committee (Term Instructor) Department of Mathematics Sciences Exploratory Hall, Room 4400 Mail Stop 3F2 George Mason University Fairfax, VA 22030"

"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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