Assistant Professor - George Mason University

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development ( invites applications for a faculty position in Education Policy at the assistant professor level.

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 George Mason:
Mason, a Carnegie Research I Institution, is the largest public research university in Virginia with over 38,000 students. Located in northern Virginia in the National Capital Region, Mason is in close proximity to federal agencies and a wide-range of associated non-profit and professional organizations. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial, culturally diverse public university, and the College of Education and Human Development is a top-tier academic unit focused on research of consequence and impactful teaching and service.

Responsibilities include:
Participating in the continued development of the Education Policy academic program and associated research center, teaching courses in Education Policy and mentoring graduate students, engaging in research, and seeking external funding. Faculty also are expected to engage in university and professional service activities and to contribute to special initiatives and collaborative programs designed to further the mission of the College in areas related to Education Policy.

Required qualifications:
An earned doctorate in a field related to education policy, associated experience in university teaching and/or applied work in the policy arena, and experience with policy-relevant research and scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:
Include a record of consequential experience in the field of education policy with respect to public service or non-profit experience, academic program experience in higher education, and an ability to secure external funding.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F7003z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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.