Adjunct Statistical Instructor, Psychology

Position Information

Position Information

Department Psychology
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check Yes
Restricted Position? Yes, is not eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Adjunct Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Adjunct Statistical Instructor, Psychology
Working Title Adjunct Statistical Instructor, Psychology
Job Type Part-Time
Position Number PO020z
Recruit Number Faculty - 7170
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
Other Location
Pay Band No Response
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
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Adjunct Statistical Instructor, Psychology

The George Mason University Department of Psychology has an opening for Adjunct Faculty to teach an in-person graduate regression course in the spring semester of 2018. This position is a fixed-term, per semester position and may be eligible for renewal. 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.


This course shall be taught with topic guidance from the Psychology Department, but includes coverage of multiple regression, logistic regression, effects coding, and an introduction to multilevel modeling. The course includes approximately 2.5 hours of in-person instruction each week and another hour of office hours. The instructor needs to also engage with students to answer questions via e-mail, etc. The instructor is supported by a graduate student Teaching Assistant.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in psychology, statistics, or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include: (1) documented evidence of the ability to teach statistics courses at the graduate level; (2) publications in psychology, statistics, or a related discipline; and (3) candidates whose availability allows for a daytime offering of the course (though evening offerings can be accommodated).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number PO020z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter and a CV. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted, either e-mailed to or via USPS mail to:
Ms. Susan Ridley
Psychology Adjunct Search Coordinator
George Mason University, MS 3F5
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

For Full Consideration, Apply by: October 9, 2017
Posting Date 09/26/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? No
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Required Documents

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