Faculty Job in Academic & University Assistant Professor-9 Month Appt – HigherEdJobs

Work Location Springfield Campus
Department School of Social Work
Pay Grade Unclassified
Appointment Type
Tenure Track
Term (if
9 month
Begin Date of Appointment
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt

Position only available to current,
regular, full-time Missouri State University employees?

No, Position is available to all applicants.

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
Teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students on Springfield, Joplin and West
Plains campuses and through technological formats. Contribute to student recruitment, departmental and administrative service as well as
professional service on and off campus, engage in professional development, and participate in program reaffirmation.

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
Candidates must have a doctorate in social work
(ABD with teaching experience may be considered), social welfare, or a related discipline. Candidates must have a
MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program.

Candidates should have demonstrated
interest in teaching graduate social work courses. A successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of
multicultural and diversity issues.

Link to Job Description

Open Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
The first date of consideration is October 14, 2017, and review of
applications will continue until the position is filled.
Official transcripts required at time of hire.

EO/AA and
Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement
Missouri 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, JillPatterson@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, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min.

Background Check Statement
Employment will require a criminal background check at University

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