Term Assistant Professor or Term Instructor English George Mason University Department of English United States

Term Assistant Professor or Term Instructor

 

 

Department       English

Alternate Department Description          

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Job Category      Instructional Faculty

Role (State) Job Title      Term Assistant Professor or Term Instructor

Working Title     English Composition Term Assistant Professor or Term Instructor

Job Type              Full-Time

Position Number              F5182Z

Recruit Number                FAC7709

Working Hours

Location               Fairfax, VA

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Pay Band            

Salary    Commensurate with education and experience.

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English Composition Term Assistant Professor or Term Instructor

 

The George Mason University Department of English seeks applicants for a full-time one-year renewable position (Term Assistant Professor or Term Instructor) to begin in 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:

Primary responsibility will be to teach first-year composition and/or advanced composition (separate sections of advanced composition offered for business, humanities, social science, natural science, and multidisciplinary). Schedule may include classes that begin as early as 7:30 a.m. or as late as 7:20 p.m.

 

The standard teaching load is 4/4, and the starting salary is $45,000 without a terminal degree and $50,000 with a terminal degree (MFA or PhD). This position requires presence on the Fairfax Campus; it cannot be carried out remotely.

 

Qualifications:

MA in English or Rhetoric and Composition or MFA required; PhD in Rhetoric and Composition preferred.

 

At least two years experience teaching composition is required. Graduate coursework in pedagogy, experience in online writing instruction, and experience working with multilingual writers strongly preferred.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a teaching statement that addresses pedagogical philosophy and examples of relevant practice as well as evidence for support of diverse student populations; curriculum vitae; two letters of recommendation; and a syllabus from a recent composition class.

Special Instructions to Applicants             

 

For full consideration, apply at http://jobs.gmu.edu by June 14, 2019; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants should submit a teaching statement that addresses pedagogical philosophy and examples of relevant practice as well as evidence for support of diverse student populations; curriculum vitae; two letters of recommendation; and a syllabus from a recent composition class.

For Full Consideration, Apply by:              

Posting Date      05/17/2019

Job Close Date 06/14/2019

Open Until Filled?            No

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.

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Supplemental Questions

 

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

 

Required Documents

Required Documents

 

    Philosophy of Teaching

    CV

    Other Doc (as specified in Special Instructions)

    Letter of Recommendation #1

    Letter of Recommendation #2


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