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School of Nursing – 9-Month Term Instructional Faculty

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

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College of Public Health (CPH)

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School of Nursing – 9-Month Term Instructional Faculty

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School of Nursing – 9-Month Term Instructional Faculty

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Fairfax, VA


Commensurate with education and experience.

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School of Nursing – 9-Month Term Instructional Faculty

The George Mason University, School of Nursing invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, term faculty position at the academic rank of Assistant Professor. The incumbent will demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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 College of Public Health:

The College of Public Health at George Mason University comprises four academic units in addition to Social Work: Global and Community Health; Health Administration and Policy; Nursing; and Nutrition and Food Studies, fielding a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs (BS through PhD). The College has seven academic programs that are externally accredited and is home to more than 1,900 undergraduate and 950 graduate students and approximately 140 faculty and staff. Further information about the College may be found at:
About the School of Nursing:

Our faculty aspires to contribute to the health of all populations through innovative and impactful education, research, practice, and service. The School currently enrolls over 700 students, with baccalaureate and Master’s programs (in-seat and on-line) and both a Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP) program that includes advanced practice nursing concentrations in family practice, psychiatric mental health, and adult gerontology, as well as administration and a PhD in Nursing program. The master’s degree program in nursing at George Mason University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Further information about the School may be found at:


The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:


  • Creates an atmosphere of engagement in student learning that reflects the strategic goals of the university;
  • Teaches assigned courses in accordance with faculty expectations as outlined in the workload policy and GMU faculty handbook;
  • Optimizes the online teaching environment to be conducive to student learning by developing creative, challenging, and evidence-based learning opportunities;
  • Proficiently uses online technology and resources to provide informed feedback and critique in a thoughtful, well-written and timely manner;
  • Upholds the expectations of masters/doctoral level work with respect to program and course learning outcomes; and
  • Effectively supervises practicum experiences which may include on-site, virtual, or lab stimulation student assessments, as well as evaluation of student practicum journals and logs.

  • Stays current with clinical practice and evidence that support content area expertise, professional growth, and professional certification and licensure requirements; and
  • Demonstrates commitment to scholarly advancement through translational research, scholarly inquiry, and dissemination through professional journals and conferences.

  • Serves on School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, and George Mason University committees to promote the development and growth of the institution;
  • Serves as a liaison for the School, College, and University in the community or through professional activities;
  • Actively participates in professional associations; and
  • Advises students on academic, professional, and/or personal issues while providing referrals when appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

  • A current, unencumbered Virginia Registered Nurse license at time of employment date;
  • A terminal degree in nursing (DNP or PhD);
  • A significant record of professional contributions in the field of nursing; and
  • Experience with distance learning in an online environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply for position number F8008z using
Applications must include:(1) cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position;(2) curriculum vitae;(3) a short teaching statement (two paragraphs);(4) a diversity statement (two paragraphs) (as Other doc); and(5) a list of three professional references with contact information.
Please note: Those selected for final rounds of interviews, will need to provide 3 reference letters prior to the final rounds of interviews taking place. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Only complete electronic applications submitted using will be reviewed. An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.

Please respond to the following prompt when writing your diversity statement:Have you worked with any individuals in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity who are from marginalized groups? If so, how did you help them identify and overcome barriers to success? Think about your experience with teaching or tutoring, academic advising, and community mentorship. (No more than 2 paragraphs).

For additional questions about the posted position, search process and/or the University, please contact Dr. Kathleen Chang, Search Committee Chair, at:; (703) 993-4661.

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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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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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