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Term Faculty, Accounting

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For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5355z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of interest, C.V., and a list of three professional references with contact information. We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin on Friday, October 21, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Position Information

Position Information

Department School of Business
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position?
Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Faculty, Accounting
Working Title Term Faculty, Accounting
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F5355z
Recruit Number Faculty - 6841
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement

Term Faculty, Accounting

The George Mason University School of Business has an opportunity for a Term Faculty appointment for a qualified individual to teach Accounting. There may be a possibility for multiple hires from this posting that will start Spring 2017 or Fall 2017. The initial appointment will be for one academic year, with a potential opportunity for renewal. Salary will be commensurate with experience and level. 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:

Major responsibilities of the position include teaching various accounting courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs (4:4 teaching load); and service to the Accounting area, the school and the university.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or the combination of a MBA/M.S. in accounting with a desired professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA, CISA). The successful candidate will also have significant teaching experience. Good citizenship is critical as is the ability to work well with colleagues.

Accounting Area:

The Accounting Area has diverse research and teaching interests. We offer a vibrant, ambitious and collegial research and teaching community. Research is highly valued in the area and at the school. At present, there are 22 full-time faculty members in the area. Accounting Area faculty have published in many of the premier accounting journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research and Review of Accounting Studies, as well as other top journals.

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 an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with global distinction in a range of academic fields. Located in northern Virginia near Washington, D.C., Mason provides students access to diverse cultural experiences and the most sought-after internships and employers in the country. Mason offers strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering and information technology, business, organizational psychology, health care, and visual and performing arts. With Mason professors conducting groundbreaking research in areas such as climate change, public policy, and the biosciences, George Mason University is a leading example of the modern, public university. George Mason University—Where Innovation Is Tradition.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5355z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of interest, C.V., and a list of three professional references with contact information. We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin on Friday, October 21, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: October 20, 2016
Posting Date 09/23/2016
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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Campus Safety Information

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a PhD degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience developing new courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience coordinating courses or programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you flexible with time - willing to teach on weekdays/weeknights and/or Saturday?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you flexible with location - willing to teach in Fairfax, Loudoun County, and/or Arlington?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents