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Faculty Opportunities

Last Updated

May 5, 2016


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY– (tenure-track position). Missouri Western State University seeks a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor rank in the specialty area of biochemistry beginning August 2016. REQUIRED: Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or closely related field. Special experience in cross disciplinary areas as well as postdoctoral and prior teaching experience will be valued. Teaching responsibilities will include biochemistry, general studies chemistry, and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong commitments to teaching, mentoring undergraduate student research and sustained scholarly activity and will be expected to participate in Department, University, and community support 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 letter of interest, vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and contact information only for three references to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. For early consideration, complete applications should be received by March 28, 2016. For inquiries about the department please visit http://www.missouriwestern.edu/chemistry. EOE


ENDOWED PROFESSOR FOR POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT– The School of Nursing and Health Professions at Missouri Western State University is seeking a full-time, (tenure-track or non-tenure-track, depending on qualifications) faculty member for an endowed professorship to guide implementation of a new baccalaureate program in population health management. This program and endowed faculty position is the result of an academic-practice partnership seeking to address a strong workforce need throughout the health care industry for individuals prepared to manage various aspects of population health. This multi-disciplinary degree provides non-clinical health care workers with broad knowledge and skills to approach health in ways that seek to step beyond the individual-level focus of traditional clinical and preventive medicine. The curriculum will focus on factors that impact health on a population-level such as reducing health disparities, enhancing the health status of communities or subpopulations, supporting providers with strategies to take responsibility for population health outcomes, or coordinating the continuum of individual patient care. Responsibilities include guiding implementation of this new baccalaureate program, working with primary partners to implement an industry-responsive curriculum in this emerging health care field, development of business/external partnerships to yield adjunct faculty assignments, internships, and research opportunities, collaborating to integrate population health competencies in nursing and allied health curricula, recruiting, teaching, and mentoring students, and opportunity and expectation for on-site and virtual consultation, research, and collaboration with an integrated health care delivery network and an international medical software company. REQUIRED: Earned doctorate or Master’s degree plus relevant experience in nursing, public health, health informatics, epidemiology or other related discipline. The successful candidate will have strong collaborative and teaching abilities. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for at least 3 references electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


NURSING FACULTY-(tenure-track) – The Dept. of Nursing and Allied Health is seeking a full-time faculty member (Assistant/Associate Professor) to teach in the BSN program beginning August, 2016, with potential for graduate teaching. Responsibilities include classroom and online teaching and supervision of nursing students in practicum or laboratory. Additional responsibilities include scholarship and professional development related to the teaching of and practice of nursing; advising nursing students; and providing departmental/university support. The BSN program is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education. REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Nursing and current national certification in specialty area or Doctorate (ABD acceptable) in Nursing or related field; licensure as a registered professional nurse in the state of Missouri (or ability to obtain this license). PREFER: Previous experience in teaching at the baccalaureate or graduate level; background in instructional technology is preferred. Experience/expertise in adult health, critical care, leadership/management, and or curriculum/instruction is preferred. Candidates not meeting all requirements are encouraged to apply for a non-tenure track 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-pg. 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 will continue until filled. EOE


EDUCATION, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/INSTRUCTOR– (full-time, tenure-track beginning August 2016) – The Department of Education at Missouri Western State University is seeking a faculty member to serve as assessment coordinator halftime and course instructor halftime. Responsibilities include teaching and administration of the department’s assessment system. The undergraduate program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and accredited by NCATE. REQUIRED: Doctorate in mathematics education (or doctorate in education with significant experience/training in mathematics education). Previous classroom and online teaching and service experience in higher education, specifically in the field of mathematics education; professional experience in program assessment. Candidates not meeting all requirements are encouraged to apply for a non-tenure track position. 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, a brief statement of assessment experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of immigration status (if applicable), and contact information for at least three references to be sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. EOE