Term Assistant Professor of Management

Term Assistant Professor of Management


The Management Area of the School of Business at George Mason University has a Term Faculty appointment open for a qualified individual to teach strategic management courses starting August 2018. The initial appointment is for one academic year, subsequent renewals are based on performance, programmatic needs, and budgetary constraints. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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 teaching load for this position is determined according to the School’s workload policy (i.e., 18 or 24 credits per year based on assigned qualification). Summer teaching for additional compensation may be available upon successful renewal of term contract. Additional responsibilities include service to the Management Area, the School of Business, the University and the profession, such as student mentoring, committees, and interfacing with students and the business community.

The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in strategic management but will have a special role in coordinating the capstone course required of all undergraduate business students. Subsequent teaching assignments may include courses in entrepreneurship and international business. The position may require teaching across all three Virginia campuses (Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William). Service may be to the Management Area, the School, the University and the profession. 


Required Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in management from an AACSB-Accredited school by August 2018, and either business education or business experience in strategic management.
  • Evidence of willingness to provide service, as well as collegiality and adaptability.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strategic management teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Distance/online teaching experience; 
  • Supervisory experience; and 
  • Business experience.


Management Area: 

The management area currently consists of 20 tenured, tenure-track, and term faculty. We are a collegial group and term faculty members are considered full partners in our commitment to prepare a diverse student body to succeed in a global business environment. 


The School of Business:

Dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and part-time M.B.A. programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty are deeply engaged in the regional, national and international business communities; and their academic expertise combined with real-world experience provides a bridge in the classroom from academic theory to business practice.


George Mason University: 

George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of approximately 35,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It is classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason stands at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. The northern Virginia business community includes a large number of Fortune 500 companies. In addition to its 677-acre main campus in Fairfax, Mason has campuses in Arlington and Prince William counties in Virginia, as well as an international campus in Songdo, Korea.


Special Instructions to Applicants: 

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F266Az at http://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. Review of applications will begin on April 3rd and continue until the position is filled.


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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.