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February 17, 2017


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION/PUBLIC RELATIONS– (tenure-track position). The Department of Communication and Journalism at Missouri Western State University seeks an Assistant Professor in strategic communication/public relations to teach courses that may include public relations campaigns, public relations writing and design, client management, public relations practices, introduction to public relations and/or other courses aligned with the candidate’s interests and background. Candidates with professional experience in strategic communication and/or public relations are preferred. REQUIRED: Ph.D. in Strategic Communication, Public Relations, Communication, or a related discipline by August 2017 (date of appointment). All faculty in the department are expected to teach the introductory communication course, participate in departmental activities such as advising, and engage in service to the university and discipline. To be considered for tenure and promotion, the successful candidate must develop and maintain a consistent record of teaching excellence, scholarship, and service. The Department values collegiality, commitment to applied learning and online education, and a willingness to work with a diverse student population. Qualified candidates must submit: a cover letter indicating their interest in the position and how they meet the qualifications, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., syllabi, teaching evaluations), one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information only for three recent professional references submitted electronically 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. Finalists may be asked for additional materials at a later date (e.g., research articles, professional portfolios). Review of applications begins January 17, 2107 and will continue until filled. EOE


HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FACULTY- The School of Nursing and Health Professions/HIM Program is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member with expertise in health information management/health informatics and electronic health record systems to teach in a Health Information Management baccalaureate program and provide support for nursing informatics courses beginning August 17’. Responsibilities include classroom and online teaching, development and evaluation of curriculum, program assessment, use of computer simulation, development/supervision of professional practice experience sites, advising students; scholarship and professional development related to the teaching and practice of health informatics/information management; providing departmental/university support. Possibility of appropriately credentialed/experienced candidate to serve as Program Coordinator.  REQUIRED: Master’s degree in related field, RHIA certification, combination of education and experience in health informatics or health information management, and active membership in the American Health Information Management Association. PREFERRED: Collegiate teaching experience, preferably online. Candidates not meeting all requirements but with a baccalaureate degree and pursuing Master’s degree in related field & appropriate national certification may apply for an instructor position. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for at least 3 references sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY– (full-time, tenure- track position) – to teach 12 credit hours per semester beginning August, 2017 (including at least one section of a general education course online per semester); areas of expertise must include the United States after 1865, with particular emphasis on the post-1945 period; additional desirable fields include Public History and African American History. REQUIRED: Ph.D. in History. 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, a CV, unofficial transcripts, evidence of excellence in teaching, a link to a writing sample or a writing sample of no more than 6,000 words, and contact information for three references (including name, address, email and phone number) to be sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu by March 17, 2017. EOE