Term Assistant Professor/Internship Director

Position Information

Position Information

Department Criminology, Law & Society
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position?
Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Term Assistant Professor/Internship Director
Working Title Term Assistant Professor/Internship Director
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F8823z
Recruit Number Faculty - 7299
Working Hours
Location Prince William, VA
Other Location Teaching in Prince William but office in Fairfax location
Pay Band
Salary Mid 50's, commensurate with education and experience
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Term Assistant Professor and Internship Director

The George Mason University, department of Criminology, Law & Society invites applicants for a full-time Term Assistant Professor and Internship Director position to start May 2018. 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.

Teaching Responsibilities:

The instructor will teach 10 undergraduate courses per year (4 per semester in the spring and fall, and two in the summer). The teaching load will include an Internship Preparation class, an Internship class, and two additional courses in the instructor’s areas of expertise (with internship classes in the summer).

Director Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach and maintain ties with a variety of federal, state, and local governments, private companies, and non-profit organizations that employ interns
  • Prepare students for internship experiences by holding an internship fair each semester
  • Provide regular instruction, feedback and mentorship to students throughout their internship experience, including individual meetings with students and coordination with their employers
  • Organize round table discussion for students in the internship preparation class
  • Provide feedback to students on their journals and research projects through individual meetings
  • Facilitate the presentation of research projects and class discussions of internship experiences

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD, JD, or Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Record of excellent teaching
  • Solid knowledge of the criminal justice field
  • Strong networks with agencies that employ interns in the DC geographic area

The initial one-year contract includes benefits and is renewable. This is not a tenure-track position and does not require research responsibilities.

The Department of Criminology, Law and Society is a multidisciplinary unit located on the Fairfax campus that offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Our graduate program balances theory, empirical research, and policy applications. Our undergraduate program has concentrations in law and society, criminal justice, and homeland security, and a minor in intelligence analysis. More information on the department and the research activities of the faculty and various research centers is available at http://cls.gmu.edu/.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply by April 2, 2018 at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; for position number F8823z; complete the faculty application; and attach a cover letter and CV. Also, three letters of reference should be submitted to clsjobs@gmu.edu with applicant name and position number F8823z in the subject line. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the department chair, David Wilson, at dwilsonb@gmu.edu.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: April 2, 2018
Posting Date 03/06/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? No
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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

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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Required Documents

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