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Faculty Opportunities

Last Updated
June 14, 2018


ASSISTANT PROFESSORS OF ACCOUNTING- The Craig School of Business invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track or one-year temporary faculty appointment in our AACSB accredited school. The positions will begin in August 2018. Applicants are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate (MBA) courses in introductory financial accounting and managerial undergraduate courses in auditing, cost, or advanced financial and graduate classes (onsite and online MBA) including foundations of accounting and finance, forensic accounting, business taxation, or advanced accounting. Candidates will be expected to advise students; engage in scholarly publication; and provide departmental/university service. REQUIRED: Ph.D. in Accounting or Ph.D. with completion of AACSB Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Program with an accounting concentration. PREFERRED: Teaching experience and/or applied business experience. Online teaching experience. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, statement of immigration status (if applicable), one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for at least three references sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT- The Steven L. Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management in our AACSB Accredited School to begin August 2018. REQUIRED: Doctorate (ABD near completion will be considered) from an AACSB Accredited university with a major field of study in Supply Chain Management or Logistics. The candidate must be able to teach a variety of supply chain classes including demand planning and management, strategic sourcing, or supply chain analytics. Applicant must have some college/university-level teaching experience. Successful candidates must demonstrate ability to maintain “Scholarly Academic” status. PREFERRED: Additional preference will be given for ability to teach courses in analytics (modeling, optimization or simulation) or experience with SAP. On-line teaching experience a plus. The successful candidate may be required to teach in other modalities and/or other locations. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


ADJUNCT FACULTY POOL – POLITICAL SCIENCE – The Department of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary adjunct instructors to teach courses should openings arise during Academic Year 2018-19. We are seeking applicants with a range of areas of expertise including American Politics, American Political Institutions, Public Policy/Administration, specialized courses in International Relations, and Political Science Methodology. The department is particularly interested in applicants with a demonstrated interest and ability in engaging students in the classroom and recruiting students into the Political Science Major. Experience with Canvas Learning System a plus. REQUIRED: MA/MS in Political Science; Ph.D. in Political Science strongly preferred. Demonstrated excellence in University level teaching experience in one of the areas of expertise listed above. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, vita, unofficial transcripts of graduate level coursework in field, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information only for three references to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and applicants will be contacted as needed. EOE


ADJUNCT FACULTY POOL- SOCIOLOGY – The Department of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary adjunct instructors to teach courses should openings arise. We are seeking applicants to teach sections of Introduction to Sociology. Applicants who can demonstrate teaching General Anthropology will be preferred. REQUIRED: MA/MS in Sociology (ABD or Ph.D. in Sociology is preferred), and demonstrated excellence in University level teaching experience. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, vita, unofficial transcripts of graduate level coursework in field, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information only for three references sent electronically to:  recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and applicants will be contacted as needed. EOE


ADJUNCT FACULTY- ECONOMICS- The Department of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology at Missouri Western State University invites applications for an adjunct instructor to teach an online section of Health Care Economics in Fall Semester of Academic Year 2018-19. We are seeking applicants with a demonstrated competency in the Economics of Health Care, including but not limited to, topics such as: Markets and Health Care; the Intersection of Government and Health Care; Managed Care; the Economics of Pharmaceuticals; and Hospital Management and Regulation. Experience with Canvas Learning System a plus.  REQUIRED: MA/MS in Economics; Ph.D. in Economics strongly preferred. Demonstrated excellence in University level teaching experience in one of the areas of expertise listed above. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, vita, unofficial transcripts of graduate level coursework in field, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information only for three references sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. EOE


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION – (full-time, tenure-track) – The Department of English and Modern Languages at Missouri Western State University is pleased to solicit applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning fall 2018. We invite applications with a specialization in technical communication and experience with first-year and/or advanced composition. The successful candidate will have experience teaching courses related to our program offerings, and will be prepared to teach all levels of courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs in technical communication and composition. Possible course assignments include undergraduate and graduate courses in documentation, instructional design, and research methods. All department faculty are expected to maintain a well-defined and productive research agenda, as well as to contribute to the department, college, and university. Candidates should expect to teach select courses online; graduate courses are offered online or in the evening. REQUIRED: Ph.D. in technical or professional communication or related discipline in hand no later than August 15, 2018. Employment is contingent on proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, a sample of publishable or published scholarship, and contact information for three professional references electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. EOE


INSTRUCTOR OF ENGLISH/COMPOSITION- (non-tenure-track) – The English and Modern Languages Department at Missouri Western State University seeks a full-time, permanent Instructor of English/Composition to teach courses in developmental and first-year composition starting August 2018. REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in English, experience teaching college composition (including developmental writing), and experience with or willingness to develop online composition courses. PREFERRED: Documented experience using technology and a demonstrated ability to teach students from a wide spectrum of ages and from diverse cultural and social backgrounds. Composition instructors at MWSU teach four sections of composition each semester (developmental writing, college writing and rhetoric, college writing and research) with the expectation of developing and teaching online composition courses as well. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. Qualified candidates must submit a letter of interest, vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will continue until position is filled. EOE


EXERCISE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL EDUCATION- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- (full-time, tenure track or one-year instructor) position to begin August 2018. The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Missouri Western State University is seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor or Instructor to teach classroom and online undergraduate courses in Exercise Science. Course may include sport and fitness nutrition, principles of aerobic training, exercise for special populations, advanced cardiovascular physiology, and applied techniques in personal training. The successful candidate will teach and develop coursework in Exercise Science in response to departmental needs and his/her area(s) of expertise, advise undergraduate health, physical education, and recreation majors, supervise field-based clinical and internship experiences, serve on committees within the department and college, engage in professional service and scholarly activities. The department features a newly renovated Health/Exercise Science Lab as well as a newly renovated Personal & Commercial Fitness lab. REQUIRED: Tenure-track– Earned doctorate degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or closely related field. ABD with all degree requirements including dissertation defense by the date of appointment will be considered. Instructor- earned Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or closely related field. PREFERRED: University classroom and online teaching experience and ability to teach a range of undergraduate courses in exercise science. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), statement of immigration status (if applicable),  and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of at least three references sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Web site: www.missouriwestern.edu. Missouri Western  is committed to providing a diverse campus environment. Applicants from underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Review of completed applicant’s materials begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. EOE