Faculty

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Dec 04, 2021
Closes
Jan 28, 2022
Ref
FAC8560
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Tenured Associate/Full Professor, EconomicsThe George Mason University, Department of Economics seeks applications for a tenured faculty position at the advanced Associate or Full Professor level. Senior applicants should be established world leaders in the field, with influential publications along with a record of teaching and advising Ph.D. students in their research. More junior applicants should have a strong publication record and demonstrated excellence in research. The department offers a vibrant multi-disciplinary scholarly environment with a focus on political economy. Faculty research and teaching occurs at the nexus of economics and other fields, including history, law, moral philosophy, political science and sociology. 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:Mason's Economics Department has an intellectually diverse and collegial faculty with an international reputation and we have won two Nobel Prizes. Located just 15 miles from Washington, D.C., we offer broad undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. programs. We serve a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students who bring a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds to our classrooms. For more information on the Department of Economics at George Mason University, visit https://economics.gmu.edu/.George Mason University has been recognized as the most diverse university in Virginia, and one of the most diverse in the nation. The Economics Department has a strong commitment to achieving excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and effectively teaching and mentoring Mason's diverse student population. The department strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich the department's academic and culturally inclusive environments.Responsibilities:The department seeks candidates who complement Mason's strengths. Successful candidates will be expected to:Sustain a robust research program;Produce peer-reviewed publications;Seek external support for their scholarly activities;Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses;Participate in faculty governance; andParticipate in professional organizations and societies.Required Qualifications:Ph.D. in Economics or other relevant social science;An active research agenda that complements Mason's strengths;Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching;Interest in improving both the Department and the broader school by active participation, including service in research centers and programs for graduate students; andPrior experience in mentoring students and also other faculty. Preferred Qualifications:Ability to teach advanced courses in political economy or related fields, including history, law, moral philosophy, political science and sociology, as mentioned above;Willingness to participate in faculty governance;Contribution to intellectual and cultural diversity of the faculty and school and broader profession; andAcademic potential to become professional leader on a professional scale.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application. Applicants are requested to upload a cover letter that includes how the applicant expects to contribute to diversity, as well as a CV and the names of three professional references with contact information.In a continuing effort to enrich GMU's academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, we actively encourage applications from all job seekers including members of all ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education.

"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.New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements."

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