SourceMissouri State University
Posting Details Position Information Position Title Assistant Professor-Social or Cultural Foundations-9 month appointment - Work Location Springfield Campus Department School of Special Education, Leadership and Professional Studies HR Home Department 020410 SCHOOL OF SPECIAL EDUCATION, LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Pay Grade Unclassified Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track Term (if applicable) 9 month Begin Date of Appointment 08/12/2024 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.Description of Primary Duties The Assistant Professor will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in multicultural education and should also be able to teach foundational methods in the field. Additional responsibilities include:
Overseeing the Introduction to Multicultural Education ( EDC 345) course
Conducting research, publishing and presenting scholarship, pursuing funding, and participating in other scholarly activities related to multiculturalism and/or social/cultural issues in education
Engaging in service to the school, college, university, relevant professional organizations, and/or the field of education
Establishing partnerships with local community organizations and schools that foster inclusive engagement
The nine-month appointment will begin in Fall 2024 and may include opportunities to teach and mentor doctoral students in the college’s new Ed.D. program. Interested candidates should know the numerous opportunities to apply for funded support through the university’s Office of Research Administration, Graduate College, and Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.Per the COE workload policy, all ranked faculty (tenured and untenured) will be assigned 9 credit hours per semester (usually the equivalent of 3 courses) of teaching provided the faculty member documents an established research agenda. Three hours will be assigned for research.Minimum Acceptable Qualifications The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.Additional Qualifications The successful candidate will possess accomplishments in teaching, scholarship, and professional service pertinent to multiculturalism and/or social/cultural issues in education. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and/or service. The school is looking for a candidate interested in collaborating with colleagues on committees and projects that contribute to the school, college, university, relevant professional organizations, and/or the field of education.
Earned doctoral degree from an accredited postsecondary institution in education, social or cultural foundations, or closely related fields ( ABD candidates with anticipated completion by August 1, 2024, will also be considered.)
Strong evidence of potential to develop scholarship through presentations, publications, and/or grants
Professional experience in PK-12 schools
Experience with inclusive engagement among students from diverse backgrounds
Link to Job Description http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21377.htm
Open Date 11/20/2023
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled)
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, complete a Missouri State University Application for Employment, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcript(s), and provide the names and contact information for 3-5 professional references.For additional information contact:Dr. Jamie Atkinson, Search Committee Chairjamieatkinson@missouristate.eduFirst date of consideration will be January 25, 2024, and will remain open until it is filled. Employment will require a background check at university expense. EO/AA and Diversity Statement Non Discrimination StatementMissouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, TitleIX@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, firstname.lastname@example.org, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)Background Check Statement Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.Posting Detail Posting Number 20230097FTF Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/72092 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
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