Term Assistant Professor/Instructor, Geography

George Mason University Fairfax , VA 22038

Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Information

Department Geography & Geoinformation Science (GGS) Alternate Department Description Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check Motor Vehicle Background Check No Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty Role (State) Job Title Term Assistant Professor/Instructor, Geography Working Title Term Assistant Professor/Instructor, Geography Job Type Full-Time Position Number F318AZ Recruit Number FAC7654 Working Hours Location Fairfax, VA Other Location Pay Band Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Web Announcement

Term Assistant Professor/Instructor, Geography

The George Mason University, Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science (GGS) in the College of Science invites applications for a Term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Instructor scheduled to begin with the Fall 2019 semester. 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:

The selected candidate will teach core and advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, participate in outreach activities, and advise undergraduates in our successful academic programs. The typical workload is teaching the equivalent of four courses per semester and performing service activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in geography or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience at the college level;

  • Undergraduate student advising experience;

  • Online teaching and course development experience;

  • The ability to teach human and physical geography courses; and

  • The ability to teach introduction to geoinformation systems.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F318AZ at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload (1) a cover letter (detailing teaching specialization and interests), (2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae, (3) teaching portfolio (to be uploaded in field labeled 'other doc'), and (4) the names of three to five professional references with their contact information, including e-mail addresses.

For more information about GGS, visit us on the web at http://ggs.gmu.edu/.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: April 22, 2019 Posting Date 03/26/2019 Job Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Telework Friendly? Mason Ad Statement

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.

Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Campus Safety Information

Mason's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at http://police.gmu.edu/annual-security-report/


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Term Assistant Professor/Instructor, Geography

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