The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development and its Elementary, Literacy, and Secondary (ELS) Division invites applications from highly qualified Adjunct Faculty to teach “Human Development and Learning” (SEED 440/540) to future secondary-level teachers. 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.

Instructors would teach “Human Development and Learning” (SEED 440/540) in a fully virtual, asynchronous mode. Instructors would be provided developed instructional modules and mentoring support from experienced instructors of the course. Some class sections may be offered in a synchronous or face-to-face mode, depending on student and instructor availability. SEED 440/540 is a required licensure course in the Secondary Education (SEED) program in the ELS Division.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate focused on Educational Psychology or a related content field;
  • Appropriate content expertise in human development or educational psychology courses;
  • University teaching experience; and
  • Relevant practitioner-related experience at the secondary (middle/high school) level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with online teaching;
  • Relevant practitioner-related experience;
  • Knowledge of Blackboard or other learning management systems;
  • Evidence of successful teaching from a recently taught course and/or a letter of recommendation.

The posting for the position can be found on the Mason website: