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Faculty Opportunities

Last Updated
June 30, 2015


RECREATION/SPORT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR– (full-time, tenure track) position to begin August 2015. The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach classroom and online undergraduate and graduate courses in recreation/sport management. REQUIRED: Earned doctorate degree in recreation/sport management (ABD considered) or related field. PREFERRED: University classroom and online teaching experience undergraduate/graduate courses in the areas of recreation, sport management, facilities design management, commercial recreation, legal aspects, leadership, research methods, and internship supervision. The candidate is expected to conduct professional development through scholarly and creative activities, advise students, provide departmental/university support, and participate in university and community, and professional service activities. 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, statement of immigration status (if applicable), unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of at least three references electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Web site: www.missouriwestern.edu. Review of completed applicant’s materials begins November 1st and continues until position is filled. AA/EOE


DIRECTOR OF SPEECH AND DEBATE, INSTRUCTOR OR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR– The Department of Communication and Journalism at Missouri Western State University is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in Communication, beginning August 2015. Responsibilities include: developing a competitive intercollegiate speech and parliamentary debate team; recruiting, mentoring, and retaining quality students; teaching courses in Argumentation and Debate, Oral Communication, and others in area of expertise. REQUIRED: M.A. or Ph.D. in Communication, experience in collegiate debate and forensics as coach or supervisor, ability to travel on a regular basis, ability to effectively manage and maintain a budget, documented successful teaching and coaching experience. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter describing areas of expertise, current vita, documentation of forensics experience, evidence of a safe driving record, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. AA/EOE


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- DIGITAL MEDIA– The Department of Art in the School of Fine Arts at Missouri Western State University welcomes applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Art to begin August 2015. The Department of Art seeks an individual capable of teaching a wide range of courses at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in animation, game art design, and support our foundation level courses. Knowledge of the following software is desired, Unreal or Unity Game Engine, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.), Autodesk Maya and Mudbox. The successful candidate will teach an average of three studio courses per semester, including foundation art course as required, maintain creative or scholarly activity in digital arts, participate in university and department committee work, assist in student advising, and participate in curriculum development and other departmental activities. REQUIRED: Candidates must have an M.F.A. in Digital Media, Animation, or related field, display a commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts institution, demonstrate a record of scholarly or professional achievement and demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills. An excellent working knowledge of Mac computers and the ability to encourage critical thinking and problem solving is essential. 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. To be considered as a viable candidate, applicants must address all requirements for this position in their cover letter of application. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, website address to a demo reel with a shot list and/or website of professional work, and contact information (including email addresses and phone numbers) for three references to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. A link to a portfolio of student work would also be beneficial. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. AA/EOE


MARKETING FACULTY– The Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University invites applications for a full-time temporary faculty position (one year position) in marketing in our AACSB International Accredited School to begin August 2015. REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in business or related field and five years of significant marketing experience. PREFERRED: Preferred candidates will possess a Ph.D. or be close to finishing and have relevant teaching experience and/or business experience. Additional preference will be given for experience or interest in teaching areas including marketing management; advertising and promotion and/or marketing research. 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. 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. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTORS- Seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach developmental and/or general studies mathematics courses beginning fall 2015. REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in Math, Math Education, or closely allied field. PREFERRED: College level or related teaching experience, PhD in Math or Math Education. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, vita, and unofficial transcripts electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. EOE