The Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University invites applications for a Professor in the field of Legal Studies (including Constitutional Law, Public Law, Judicial Process, Law and Society, Comparative Legal Studies, and related fields) to begin in Fall 2019. This search is open with respect to rank as we seek to hire either an established scholar with an excellent record of research or an emerging scholar with high potential. 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 Schar School has over 80 faculty members with backgrounds in political science, public policy, computer science, anthropology, economics, and engineering. The School houses three Ph.D. programs, 13 Master's degree programs, and two undergraduate degree programs. The School is housed on two campuses in Fairfax and Arlington, Virginia both of which are located within the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. It has unmatched geographical access to federal agencies, national laboratories, and non-governmental organizations, as well as one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation. The D.C. metropolitan area is also consistently rated among the best places to live in the United States. The Schar School receives over $3 million in annual research funding, and is the beneficiary of a generous naming gift from the philanthropist Dwight Schar. The terms of this gift are publicly available and the Schar School is committed to scholarly independence, integrity, and excellence. More information can be found at schar.gmu.edu.
George Mason University is the largest and most diverse public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of over 35,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason has been an R1 university since 2016 (Carnegie Classifications), and has received top rankings among
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About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.