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Adjunct Faculty (Information Sciences and Technology)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number PO6514 at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants may attach the following optional documents: unofficial transcript, philosophy of teaching statement, and up to three letters of recommendation as part of their application. An official transcript will be required for an offer to be issued.

Position Information

Position Information

Department Information Sciences and Technology
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Job Category Adjunct Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Adjunct Faculty (Information Sciences and Technology)
Working Title Adjunct Faculty (Information Sciences and Technology)
Job Type Part-Time
Position Number PO6514
Recruit Number Faculty - 7195
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement

Adjunct Faculty (Information Sciences and Technology)

The George Mason University Department of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), within the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE), invites applications for part-time Adjunct Faculty positions. 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:

Adjunct Faculty teach one or more IT courses in the following areas (current syllabi are available at http://ist.gmu.edu/students/current-students/course-syllabi/):

  • Databases;
  • Health Information Technology;
  • Information Security;
  • Networking and Telecommunications;
  • Programming; and
  • Web Development.

Courses are offered in the daytime, evening, and on weekends at the Fairfax, Science and Technology (formerly Prince William), and Loudoun campuses.

Duties:

  • Prepare and teach assigned courses at assigned class meetings, using pedagogically sound methods, based on course catalog description and approved course outline;
  • Prepare and objectively grade class assignments and exams within a timely manner, in accordance with course outcomes;
  • Maintain accurate, transparent student records;
  • Assist and foster student success through the maintenance of regularly scheduled office hours and timely responses to e-mail inquiries;
  • Adhere to all administrative university policies such as the timely submission of completed midterm and final grades;
  • Maintain appropriate professional development to stay current within assigned courses;
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics; and
  • Other duties as assigned by contract and/or by the course coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in an IT-related discipline;
  • Relevant practitioner-related experience;
  • Experience with a learning management system preferably Blackboard; and
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in an IT-related discipline;
  • Relevant professional experience;
  • Teaching experience at the university-level;
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to participate in curriculum development, evaluation, and decision making of assigned courses with the Course Coordinator; and
  • Willingness to participate in department activities such as faculty meetings.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number PO6514 at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants may attach the following optional documents: unofficial transcript, philosophy of teaching statement, and up to three letters of recommendation as part of their application. An official transcript will be required for an offer to be issued.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 20, 2017; this is a nonbinding date; this position may close at any time.
Posting Date 10/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please list the course(s) you are qualified and willing to teach (e.g., IT 106, IT 206, IT 324, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please list the general day(s)/time(s) that you are available to teach (e.g., Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 7:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Thursday evenings any time after 5:00 p.m., and/or anytime on Saturday, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please list the campus(es) you are willing and able to teach at. Courses are taught at the Fairfax, Science and Technology (formerly Prince William), and Loudoun campuses.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Philosophy of Teaching
  2. Transcript
  3. Letter of Recommendation #1
  4. Letter of Recommendation #2
  5. Letter of Recommendation #3