Term Instructor/Assistant Professor in Health, Medicine and Society

Position Information

Position Information

Department School of Integrative Studies
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Instructor/Assistant Professor in Health, Medicine and Society
Working Title Term Instructor/Assistant Professor in Health, Medicine and Society
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F8497z
Recruit Number Faculty - 7196
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
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Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Term Instructor/Assistant Professor in Health, Medicine and Society

The George Mason University School of Integrative Studies (http://sis.gmu.edu/) seeks applicants for a benefited, full-time, nine-month Term (nontenure-track, renewable contract) Assistant Professor or Instructor in Integrative Studies to begin Fall 2018. The teaching load for this position will be 4:4, with service to the school. 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.


Courses will be at the undergraduate level with an interdisciplinary focus on the policies, politics, economics and ethics of health and medicine. Topics include contemporary health issues; medicine and justice; death, dying and decision-making; globalization, sustainability, health and medicine; and intersectional approaches to health and medicine.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in related discipline;
  • Candidates must have experience teaching at the postsecondary-level; and
  • Good citizenship in terms of service is critical as is the ability to work well with colleagues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a related discipline
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8497z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by January 31, 2018; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: January 31, 2018
Posting Date 11/01/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? No
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Required Documents

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