Term Faculty – Finance
George Mason University
The Finance area of the School of Business at George Mason University has a Term Faculty appointment (non-tenure track) open for a qualified individual to teach Finance courses starting August 2019. This is a full-time position with benefits. Rank assignment is contingent on level and type of experience and education. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position does not support work visa sponsorship.
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.
The standard teaching load for this position is 24 credits per year (4:4). A lower load may be possible if the candidate's qualifications meet relevant criteria in the school's workload policy. Summer teaching for additional compensation may be available upon successful renewal of term contract. Additional responsibilities include service to the Finance area, the School of Business, the University and the profession, which may include student mentoring, serving on committees, and interfacing with students and the local community.
The position's duties include teaching (weighted 75 percent) and service (25 percent) activities. Initially, the individual will serve as Course Coordinator for a large introductory finance class with multiple sections taught by multiple instructors. The Course Coordinator will oversee the organization of the course, lead efforts to select and create course resources, determine learning objectives and goals, ensure consistency across all sections and instructors, and hire and supervise teaching assistants. The Course Coordinator will develop and teach both in-person, hybrid, and fully on-line sections of the course.
The School of Business:
Dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and part-time MBA programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national and international business communities; and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice.
George Mason University:
George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of more then 37,000 students studying in more than 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason stands at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. The Northern Virginia business community includes a large number of Fortune 500 companies. In addition to its 677-acre campus in Fairfax, Mason has campuses in Arlington and Prince William counties in Virginia, as well as an international campus in Songdo, Korea.
- MBA or M.S. in Finance (or equivalent)
- Experience teaching at either the graduate or undergraduate level
- Ph.D. (in Finance, Economics, or other quantitative field)
- Good citizenship is important as is the ability to work well with colleagues
- Experience teaching at the undergraduate level
- Experience creating and delivering on-line classes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8569z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/
by May 20, 2019; complete and submit the online application; and upload a Letter of Intent, CV, relevant teaching or other evaluations, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin on May 21, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.
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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