George Mason University's Department of Criminology, Law and Society (CLS) invites applicants for a full-time Term Assistant Professor to start January 10, 2022. The Criminology, Law and Society department and Mason as an institution have a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among our faculty and staff, and value being an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage candidates who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment to apply.
About the Department:
George Mason University is the largest public research university in the state of Virginia and has one of the nation's most diverse student populations. The Department of Criminology, Law and Society is a multidisciplinary unit located on the Fairfax, Va. campus that offers degrees at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. The undergraduate program has concentrations in law and society, criminal justice, and homeland security, and a minor in intelligence studies. The department embraces a wide range of scholarship and pedagogy that contribute to the goals of a fairer, more socially just, and more effective criminal justice system. More information on the department and its course offerings is available at http://cls.gmu.edu/.
About the Position:
The initial one-year contract includes benefits and is renewable. Annual compensation for this 9-month position is competitive and depends on qualifications. Summer teaching opportunities with additional pay may be available but are not guaranteed. This is not a tenure-track position and does not require research responsibilities.
The instructor will teach eight courses per nine-month academic year (four per semester). The department's greatest teaching needs and most desired areas of expertise include: intelligence analysis; social inequality and crime; and writing-intensive instruction.
Master's or J.D. degree in a relevant field;
Demonstrated teaching experience.
Ph.D. or relevant professional experience;
A record of teaching in one or more of the following areas: intelligence analysis, social inequality and crime, and writing-intensive instruction.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Location: Fairfax, VA
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George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.