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Faculty Opportunities

Last Updated

February 1, 2016


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION– (tenure-track) – The Department of Education is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach primarily special education courses in the Education Program, beginning August 2016. Responsibilities include teaching and administration of the undergraduate educator preparation and graduate programs. Additional responsibilities include scholarship related to teacher preparation, serving as academic advisor, and providing departmental/university/community service. The undergraduate program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and accredited by NCATE. REQUIRED: Earned doctorate in education from an accredited institution of higher education; academic experience and qualifications meriting appointment as an assistant professor of special education; professional experience in special education in the P-12 environment. PREFERRED: Doctorate in special education. Previous classroom and online teaching and service experience in higher education, specifically in the field of special education. 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 letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of immigration status (if applicable), and contact information only for at least three references, to be sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins November 1, 2015, and will continue until position is filled. EOE


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION– (tenure-track)- The Department of Education is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach primarily early childhood education courses in the Education Program, beginning June or August 2016. Responsibilities include teaching and administration of the undergraduate educator preparation and graduate programs. Additional responsibilities include scholarship related to teacher preparation, serving as academic advisor, and providing departmental/university/community service. The undergraduate program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and accredited by NCATE. REQUIRED: Earned doctorate in education from an accredited institution of higher education (or comparable educational background); professional experience in early childhood education in the P-12 environment. PREFERRED: Doctorate in early childhood education. Previous classroom and online teaching and service experience in higher education, specifically in the field of early childhood education. 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 letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of immigration status (if applicable), and contact information only for at least three references, to be sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins November 1, 2015, and will continue until position is filled. EOE


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION– (tenure-track)- The Department of Education is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach primarily elementary and early childhood literacy courses in the Education Program, beginning August 2016. Responsibilities include teaching and administration of the undergraduate educator preparation and graduate programs. Additional responsibilities include scholarship related to teacher preparation, serving as academic advisor, and providing departmental/university/community service. The undergraduate program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and accredited by NCATE. REQUIRED: Earned doctorate in education from an accredited institution of higher education (or comparable educational background); professional experience in literacy education in the P-12 environment. PREFERRED: Doctorate in literacy education. Previous classroom and online teaching and service experience in higher education, specifically in the field of literacy education. 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 letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of immigration status (if applicable), and contact information only for at least three references, to be sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins November 1, 2015, and will continue until position is filled. EOE


HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND RECREATION, ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR– (full-time, tenure track) position to begin August 2016. The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Missouri Western State University is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach classroom and online undergraduate and graduate courses in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. The successful candidate will teach and develop coursework in Sports Management and/or 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, and participate in Departmental/college preparation for state review and accreditation visits. Preferred areas of specialization include: (1) Sport Management and/or (2) Health and Human Performance/Exercise Science. REQUIRED: Earned doctorate degree in Recreation/Sport Management, Exercise Science, or closely related field. ABD will be considered for non-tenure track instructor position. PREFERRED: Combination of education and work experience which will allow individual to teach both Sport Management and Exercise Science coursework, as well as University classroom and 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 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 30th and continues until position is filled. EOE


CRIMINAL JUSTICE – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR– (full-time, tenure track position beginning August 2016). Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of undergraduate and possibly graduate (must qualify) criminal justice courses in a traditional and online mode; serve as an advisor; and maintain an active scholarly research and service agenda. Instructor’s specialty area will be considered before assigning courses. Other duties as assigned by the department chairperson and/or dean. Areas of specialization sought include, but are not limited to: Policing, Crime Scene Investigations, and Crime Analysis. REQUIRED: Ph.D. (ABD acceptable with firm date of completion) in Criminal Justice or closely related field. PREFER: Teaching experience at the University level; experience with distance education; and three years field experience. The candidate chosen will possess excellent communication skills; demonstrate successful instructional methods that address a variety of learning styles and demonstrate their ability to work effectively within a scholarly environment. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. Qualified applicants must submit letter of interest, vitae, unofficial transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information of at least three appropriate references for this position electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins January 11, 2016 and continues until position is filled. EOE


CINEMA- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR– (tenure track position) – The Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance at Missouri Western State University is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Cinema beginning August, 2016. Successful candidates should possess experience in film and video production and post-production as well as a working knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, and Avid Pro-tools. Classes to be taught include but are not limited to: Audio Production, Editing, Intro to Film, Film Studies, Film Theory and Criticism. Teaching at the graduate level is also a possibility. The successful candidate should possess a strong commitment to teaching, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and sustained creative and scholarly activity. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. REQUIRED: Terminal Degree in Cinema or related field. 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 describing areas of expertise, vita, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, links to examples of film and video work, and contact information only for at least three professional references electronically only to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


APPLIED VOICE/MUSICAL DIRECTOR for Musical Theatre- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-(tenure-track position) to begin August, 2016. Primary responsibilities include applied voice instruction, collaborate with the Department of Theatre and Cinema as musical director for musical theatre productions. Actively recruit music and musical theatre majors and performers. REQUIRED: Terminal Degree in Music with experience in Musical Theatre as performer and musical director; and ability to teach studio voice (both classical and musical theatre styles). Opportunity to work with University’s Equity summer theatre company. The successful candidate should possess a strong commitment to teaching, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and sustained creative and scholarly activity. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 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, vita, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, links to video/audio recordings of performances demonstrating musical theatre and classical styles, evidence of successful teaching (i.e. syllabi, teaching evaluations, and/or links to video samples of teaching) if available, and contact information only for at least three professional references electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MUSIC THEORY– The Department of Music is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach and coordinate the department’s music theory and aural training sequence, beginning August 1, 2016. Teaching duties will include undergraduate fundamentals of music, theory and analysis, aural skills courses, form and analysis, contemporary techniques, and arranging. Other courses may be included, depending on the applicant’s strengths and departmental needs. REQUIRED: Completed doctorate in music theory or composition, demonstrably excellent full-time college teaching experience (at least one year beyond graduate assistant level), and potential for scholarship as evidenced by publications and/or conference presentations. PREFERRED: Background in theory pedagogy, with experience teaching both fundamental music theory and aural training. 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, vita, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information (including addresses, phone numbers, emails, and nature of relationship) for three references, electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu by March 1st, 2016. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. EOE


ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SUPPLY CHAIN– The Steven L. Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as assistant professor of supply chain management in our AACSB International Accredited School to begin August 2016. REQUIRED: Doctorate (ABD near completion will be considered) from an AACSB International accredited university with a focus in Supply Chain and/or Logistics. The candidate must have college/university-level teaching experience and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Marketing as well as Supply Chain Management. Successful candidates will demonstrate the capacity to produce and publish original high-quality scholarship in refereed journals to enable classification as “Scholarly Academic” under the guidelines of AACSB International. PREFERRED: An interest in teaching courses on B2B marketing, Digital Marketing, and/or Marketing for Entrepreneurial Ventures. On-line teaching experience and knowledge of or experience with SAP systems is 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. For full consideration, materials should be received by March 1, 2016. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PERCUSSION– (full-time, tenure-track) to begin August, 2016. The Missouri Western State University Department of Music within the School of Fine Arts is seeking a full-time faculty member to recruit to and teach the applied percussion studio, percussion ensembles, percussion methods in the music education sequence, coordinate and supervise the Golden Griffon Marching Band Drumline, and manage percussion area facilities and equipment. Additional duties may be assigned based upon the candidate’s qualifications and departmental needs. REQUIRED: Completed Doctorate in Percussion Performance. Evidence of performance and teaching successes in the following areas: solo, orchestral, chamber, jazz/commercial drum set, contemporary classical styles and world music. PREFERRED: Experience in teaching at the collegiate level. 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, vita, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information only for at least three references (addresses, phone numbers, emails, and nature of relationship) electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu by March 1, 2016. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE