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Faculty Appointments

Faculty Appointment Classifications & Appointment Procedures

Establishing an entirely new position:

Step 1: Initiate the process of faculty appointment by submitting a position maintenance form to the Office of Budget and Planning to establish a position number.

Step 2*: Contact the Office of Human Resources and Payroll to search for a candidate through the eWork recruitment tool and initiate a new appointment on an existing or new position number.

        *This step does not apply to adjunct faculty, affiliate faculty, or emeritus faculty.

Step 3: Once a candidate is selected, the following procedures must be completed based on appointment type:

 


General Personnel Information

 

Please see Graduate Student Appointments for information on appointments specific to graduate students.

 


Governed by the George Mason University Faculty Handbook
Tenure-Track Faculty
Tenured Faculty
Term Instructional Faculty
Term Research Faculty
Adjunct Faculty
Affiliate Faculty (for external affiliations)
University Affiliate Faculty (for internal affiliations)
*For faculty appointments with additional administrative assignment: please contact the Personnel Project Manager in the Office of the Provost

 

Governed by the George Mason University Administrative and Professional Faculty Handbook

Administrative and Professional Faculty

 

 Governed by the George Mason University Postdoctoral Research Fellows Policy

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

 


Tenure-Track Faculty

Tenured Faculty

Term Instructional Faculty

Term Research Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Details

Note: Adjunct faculty are hired through pooled position numbers. It is not necessary to obtain a unique position number in order to hire an adjunct faculty member.

 

Administrative/Professional Faculty

Details

Governing Policy

Initial Appointment

The online Faculty Hiring Proposal process must be completed for all administrative or professional faculty positions that are competitively recruited are vetted through the online recruitment system (eWorks) .


Administrative or professional faculty hired by waiver from search will continue to be processed by submitting the following:

Additional Assignments

 

Affiliate Faculty Appointments

 University Affiliate Faculty Appointments

Details

Initial Appointment

 

Emeritus Faculty Appointments

Postdoctoral Research Fellow