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Faculty, please review the Instructional Continuity PolicyResearch Continuity  Guidelines, and College Research Policy.

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Why Work at the College of Science?

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.

Want to connect or collaborate?

Mason Science is a curiosity-driven, thriving community. Use the Mason PeopleFinder to connect across campus, or our faculty and staff directory to search for future collaborators and science experts.


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Promotion and Tenure: College and University timelines and resources

The promotion and tenure process is one of the most important tasks that faculty undertake in an institution of higher education, and follows the principles in sections 2.4 through 2.7 of the Faculty Handbook.  Over the last two years, the Provost Office and Colleges have collaborated to make the guidelines for renewal, promotion, and tenure accessible online in a detailed format. Read more about the process.