Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences: MEGL Outreach Director

Position Information

Position Information

Department Mathematical Sciences
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences: MEGL Outreach Director
Working Title Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences: MEGL Outreach Director
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F233Az
Recruit Number Faculty - 7236
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences & MEGL Outreach Director

The George Mason University, Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Science (COS), located in the vibrant Washington, D.C., area, invites well-qualified candidates to apply for a nine-month, one-year renewable Term Assistant Professor position start the Fall 2018 semester. 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 position will have a teaching load that is determined according to the College’s workload policy and will consist of undergraduate courses. In addition, the successful applicant will serve as Director of Outreach for the Mason Experimental Geometry Lab (MEGL). The latter will involve scheduling, designing, and implementing outreach activities of MEGL to elementary and middle schools, and to the general community.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must have, or expect to complete, a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics by Spring 2019; experience interacting with elementary and middle school age children in activities related to learning and experiencing mathematics; and demonstrated administrative and organizational skills sufficient for the task of MEGL Outreach Director.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong pedagogical skill set;
  • Demonstrated experience providing interactive classroom instructional models in high school and/or university settings;
  • Strong intercultural competency;
  • Experience providing organized leadership in an educational setting.

    For more information about the Mathematical Sciences Department, visit http://math.gmu.edu/.
    For more information about the College of Science, visit http://cos.gmu.edu/
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F233Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/ by January 19, 2018; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, unofficial transcript, and at least three letters of recommendation which primarily discuss teaching and leadership qualifications.

Note to applicants regarding letters of recommendation: If letters of recommendation (LORs) are not available at the time of application, upload a blank Microsoft Word document with text stating that the LORs will be mailed to the address below. The applicant system will not let the application proceed without the required document uploads. Applications must be submitted through https://jobs.gmu.edu in order to be considered.

Correspondence may be e-mailed to math@gmu.edu or sent by mail to:

Search Committee (Term Assistant Professor: MEGL Outreach Director)
Department of Mathematics Sciences
Exploratory Hall, Room 4400
Mail Stop 3F2
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030

For Full Consideration, Apply by: January 19, 2018
Posting Date 12/11/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? No
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Research Statement
  4. Philosophy of Teaching
  5. Transcript
  6. Letter of Recommendation #1
  7. Letter of Recommendation #2
  8. Letter of Recommendation #3
Optional Documents