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Term Assistant Professor and Director of Language Labs

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For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F176Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a statement of theoretical and practical approaches to educational technology addressing qualifications as they relate to requirements for the position (in field labeled 'Other Doc'), CV, cover letter, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Only complete applications will be considered. This search will remain open until the position is filled.

Position Information

Position Information

Department Modern/Classical Languages
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Assistant Professor and Director of Language Labs
Working Title Term Assistant Professor and Director of Language Labs
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F176Az
Recruit Number Faculty - 7108
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Term Assistant Professor and Director of Language Labs

The George Mason University Department of Modern and Classical Languages (MCL) seeks a full-time, 12-month Term Assistant Professor to serve as Director of Language Labs and Technologies and teach two classes per semester in one of the languages offered by the department. 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:

In consultation with the faculty, the Director of Language Labs and Technologies:

  • Maintains, administers, develops, and updates placement and proficiency exams;
  • Takes care of and updates the MCL website and related pages; and
  • Keeps the department up to date about language learning methodologies or computer-assisted language learning and digital research tools.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.A. degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., or ABD is preferred) in language, linguistics, education, or teaching with technology;
  • Experience in college undergraduate level teaching;
  • Fluency in or command of at least one language other than English; and
  • Training and experience in assessment of technology-enhanced education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to help faculty develop courses for distance delivery, particularly in less commonly taught languages; and
  • Ability to assist faculty in grant proposal writing for online language learning initiatives and related topics.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F176Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a statement of theoretical and practical approaches to educational technology addressing qualifications as they relate to requirements for the position (in field labeled ‘Other Doc’), CV, cover letter, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Only complete applications will be considered. This search will remain open until the position is filled.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: August 22, 2017
Posting Date 07/25/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
  4. Other Doc (as specified in Special Instructions)
Optional Documents