Adjunct Faculty, School of Theater

Virginia, United States
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Department    College of Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA)
Alternate Department Description     School of Theater
Criminal Background Check    Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check    No
Job Type    Part-Time
Location    Fairfax, VA
Salary    Commensurate with education and experience.

The George Mason University School of Theater invites applicants for adjunct teaching in the 2019-2020. Of particular interest, at this time, is a specialty in writing for film and/or television for the fall term. 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 School of Theater offers concentrations in Design/Tech, Dramaturgy, Musical Theater, Performance (Acting and Directing), Play and Screenwriting, and Theater Education. Interested candidates should indicate their area(s) of expertise, as well as general availability. Most undergraduate classes occur during regular business hours. 

Required Qualification:

Appropriate training and professional experience in area of expertise. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree; and
  • Experience teaching in the university setting.

Special Instructions to Applicants  
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number PO1644 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references with contact information, and teaching statement.

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! 

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Equity Statement    

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.

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