Assistant/Associate/Professor - Tenure track



Job ID 25513
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia



Job Description

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Learning, Teaching & Curriculum

The University of Missouri (MU) College of Education is dynamically growing and changing. We are searching for individuals to join our team who share our commitment to teaching excellence, exceptional service to students and continuous quality improvement in an environment of civility and respect. The Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum, at the University of Missouri is pleased to announce at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Professor in English Education within the Language, Literacy, and Culture emphasis area. We seek a scholar who can help us extend and expand our commitment to the education of children and youth in varied school settings and to the preparation of English educators and scholars. This position offers opportunities to contribute to the development of high-quality scholarship and programs in English education.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in English Education or related field
  • At least three years 6 -12 English/Language Arts teaching experience or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of, or potential for, conducting externally funded research and publishing scholarship in top-tier academic journals.


Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:

  • Commitment to developing pre- and in-service programs in English teacher education;
  • Commitment to supporting doctoral education programs;
  • Commitment to conducting research and pursuing external funding;
  • Strong commitment to teacher education, social justice, and educational equity
  • Experience teaching and/or advising at the higher education level
  • Established research agenda and record of publication.


Other Information

Job duties consisting of, but are not limited to:

  • Engaging in research, writing, and other scholarly activities in English education;
  • Contributing to the English education teacher certification program (secondary level);
  • Developing and teaching graduate courses in English education (online and face-to-face);
  • Supervising master's and doctoral students' programs and research;
  • Supervising graduate assistants; pursuing relevant externally funded research individually and/or with others;
  • Participating in faculty governance with the Department, College, and University;
  • Providing service, outreach, and leadership to the University, educational institutions, agencies, and professional organizations.


Other Information

About Learning, Teaching, & Curriculum: LTC houses a suite of bachelor's degree programs leading to teacher certification, and offers a doctoral program with emphases in Art Education, Early Childhood Education, English Education, Mathematics Education, Reading Education, Science Education, and Social Studies Education. Educational Specialist degrees are offered in Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, and Science Education. LTC offers master's degrees in Art Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Graduate Certificate programs and offered in Qualitative Research, Reading Education, Elementary Mathematics Specialist, and Teaching Speakers to Other Languages. More information on the department can be found at: https://education.missouri.edu/learning-teaching-curriculum/

About the College of Education: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 900 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students with 72 tenured/tenure-track and 25 full-time non-tenure track faculty members. The College is financially well positioned to invest in innovation. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $20 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1867, MU became one of the first public universities in the nation to establish an academic program specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at: education.missouri.edu

MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 120,000 that has been rated by Money Magazine, Men's Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 30,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts.

Salary

Salary: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications; excellent start-up package and benefits.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

EEO IS THE LAW

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:


Application Materials

Complete the brief online aaplication. Be prepared to upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, (b) evidence of scholarly quality and productivity, (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews) (d) evidence of experiences in generating external funding, and (e) names and contact information for three reference in the Attachments section of the application.

Question about the position can be directed to:

Dr. Antonio J. Castro, Search Committee Chair

Learning, Teaching and Curriculum

University of Missouri

303 Townsend Hall

Columbia, MO 65211-2400

castroaj@missouri.edu or 573-882-1993

PI101378671

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