Early Childhood Education Faculty (Term Position, Open Rank)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Fairfax, VIRGINIA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Information

Position Information

Department College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Statement of Economic Interest Not Applicable
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Early Childhood Education Faculty (Term Position, Open Rank)
Working Title Early Childhood Education Faculty (Term Position, Open Rank)
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F7101z
Recruit Number FAC8017
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
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Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Early Childhood Education Faculty (Term Position, Open Rank)

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is seeking to add a full-time faculty colleague in a term (non-tenure track) position in an inclusive Early Childhood Education (ECE) undergraduate and graduate program. 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.

About the Department:

Mason is an entrepreneurial research university in a vibrant area of the country, located just 20 miles from the nation’s capital. The College of Education and Human Development (https://cehd.gmu.edu) is a top-tier academic unit as evidenced by national reputational rankings and its extensive portfolio of innovative academic programs and consequential research activities. The ECE program is focused on preparing educators to work with young children with varying abilities, birth through third grade, and families with diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The faculty prepares educators to work in a variety of ECE contexts, including community and school-based programs. The program offers concentrations leading to Virginia licensure in Early Childhood Special Education Birth – Age 5 and Early/Primary Education PreK – Third Grade.


The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the ECE program, advising students, and providing program service.

Required Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in early childhood education, early childhood special education, or a closely related field; a commitment to equity and inclusion, teamwork, and collaborative decision-making; and at least five years of direct teaching experience with children with varied abilities, birth through third grade, and with families with diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistical, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, both face-to-face and online.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; 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: April 7, 2020; Review of applicants will be ongoing until the position is filled
Posting Date 03/10/2020
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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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.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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