Term Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences, EMDP2

Position Information

Position Information

Department College of Science (COS)
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences, EMDP2
Working Title Term Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences, EMDP2
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F060Az
Recruit Number Faculty - 7119
Working Hours
Location Prince William
Pay Band
Salary Anticipated starting salary is $60,000 to $65,000
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Term Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences, EMDP2

The George Mason University College of Science invites well-qualified candidates to apply for a Term Assistant Professor of Medical Science position in the Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2). 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 George Mason University Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2) is a small federally contracted program within the College of Science. We seek an enthusiastic and energetic individual who can:

  • Teach graduate-level neuroscience courses and undergraduate anatomy and physiology courses;
  • Serve on the pre-medical committee, provide pre-med advising, and write effective letters of recommendation for students;
  • Assist with administrative duties such as processing actions through the admissions’ office and the registrar’s office; and
  • Assist the Program Director with varied tasks related to the program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. in biology or a related field;
  • Experience teaching neuroscience lectures at the graduate level;
  • Experience teaching human anatomy and physiology laboratory courses at the undergraduate level;
  • Direct experience with pre-medical advising;
  • Knowledge of the medical school application process;
  • Ability to provide workshops for students preparing for admission to medical school;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Experience writing effective letters of recommendation for students applying to medical school;
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Ellucian Banner (student information system), CourseLeaf (course management system) or similar, and Microsoft Office suite;
  • Knowledge of higher education and student services;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of students and with the administrative offices at a large public institution;
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills; and
  • Occasional travel will be required, as well as some non-standard working hours (such as weekends or evenings).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in and commitment to working with U.S. military members who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F060Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants must also submit a writing sample as a one-page (single-spaced) mock letter of recommendation for John Doe or Jane Doe. Mock letter should (1) provide support for the student for admission to medical school, and (2) provide reasons for the support.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: September 1, 2017
Posting Date 07/26/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly?
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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.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you completed a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field?
    • YES
    • NO

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
  4. Writing Sample
Optional Documents