Overview

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 successful candidate will demonstrate achievement in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and professional service appropriate to the literacy discipline. The primary responsibility will be teaching undergraduate and graduate literacy courses on Springfield campus, online, and/or off-campus locations, which may include foundations of literacy, content area literacy, assessment and instruction in literacy, and literacy research. In addition, it is expected the Assistant Professor have a demonstrated publication record or the potential for said publication record. Candidates are minimally required to have an earned doctorate from an accredited university in literacy or a related field and at least three years of K-12 teaching experience. Degree completed or dissertation defended by start date required.

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 are minimally required to have an earned doctorate from an accredited university in literacy or a related field and at least three years of K-12 teaching experience. Degree completed or dissertation defended by start date required. The successful candidate will demonstrate achievement in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and professional service appropriate to the literacy discipline. The primary responsibility will be teaching undergraduate and graduate literacy courses on Springfield campus, online, and/or off-campus locations, which may include foundations of literacy, content area literacy, assessment and instruction in literacy, and literacy research. In addition, it is expected the Assistant Professor have a demonstrated publication record or the potential for said publication record.

Link to Job Description
http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21377.htm