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Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor
The George Mason University Higher Education Program (HEP) invites applications for a tenure track assistant or associate professor. This is a full-time, nine-month, faculty appointment starting in August 2021. 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 HEP and George Mason University:

The Higher Education Program (HEP), located within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS), prepares students for positions of leadership in teaching, research, and administration at two-year and four-year colleges and universities around the world as well as for positions in associations, government agencies, and industries whose activities relate to or impact higher education. The interdisciplinary, graduate-level curriculum focuses on leadership, teaching and learning, student affairs, administration, technology, and assessment. The program offers two certificates, a master’s degree in higher education and student development, and a PhD in education.

George Mason University, located in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, is an innovative, entrepreneurial, Research I institution with national distinction in academics and research. Recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education, Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” position for national universities. Mason is the largest and most diverse research university in Virginia offering more than 200 degree programs with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries. Mason’s diversity offers a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to collaborate and create.


HEP is seeking a collaborative, dedicated, student-centered colleague who will:
- Teach graduate-level coursework in the Higher Education Program at a 2/2 load;
- Maintain an active higher education research agenda;
- Advise and mentor graduate students; and
- Serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

Link to position site: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/48478
Position: Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor
Organization: George Mason University
Location: Fairfax,  VA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 7/2/2020
Date Posted: 7/2/2020
Requirements The candidate must hold a doctorate degree in higher education or a related field to be completed by the start of employment. Other desired qualifications include:

- Ability to teach graduate-level coursework in higher education administration, leadership, organization, finance, and/or policy;
- Demonstrated commitment to graduate-level teaching, including online teaching, through a critical lens;
- Demonstrated commitment to mentoring and advising graduate students representing diverse backgrounds and career interests;
- Demonstrated commitment to higher education scholarship;
- Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinary approaches;
- Experience working in higher education, including administration, policy, federal, or state government agencies.
Status: This listing expires on: 8/31/2020
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George Mason University
George Mason University MSN 1B3, 4400 University Drive

Fairfax,  VA 22030
United States
(702) 993-2310
Dr. Kelly Schrum

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