Adjunct Instructor-Teacher Education

Missouri Southern State University
Joplin, MO

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Become a Lion and join the Pride! MSSU is seeking adjunct instructors to teach undergraduate and graduate courses for the Teacher Education program beginning in the summer of 2021. Experience with ELL students, curriculum development, assessment, and online instruction preferred. Candidates must have a master’s degree in Education or a related field. Successful teaching experience in pre-K-12 schools, the ability to work cooperatively as a faculty team member, and willingness to invest in the use of current best practices and 21st century technology are critical. Applicants should provide a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Submit documents by visiting Official transcripts are required 45 days after notification of approved employment. Review of applications will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon a background check.

MSSU provides faculty with rewarding career opportunities. We offer a collaborative and diverse workplace with an emphasis on fostering a global perspective. Joining the MSSU Pride provides a variety of opportunities for you to attain your career goals, a place where your contributions are valued, and perhaps most importantly- the ability to make a difference in the lives of our students. MSSU is an EEO employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement to excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.


Missouri Southern State University is a state-supported, comprehensive university offering programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees. Missouri Southern is located in Joplin, Missouri. In the Ozarks of Southwest of Missouri on Interstate 44 and Historic Route 66, Joplin is the 4th largest metropolitan area with 470,000 people living in the surrounding 4-state area. With a population of approximately 52,000 full-time residents and a daytime population reaching 250,000, Joplin is the "go to" place in the Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas 4-state area for quality educational opportunities, shopping, outstanding medical services, recreational venues, convention accommodations and employment opportunities. Joplin has been named the number one Missouri town of populations under 53,000 by Missouri Life. Selection criteria included published data on education, crime, unemployment, as well as numerous amenities.

Additional information on Missouri Southern and our mission can be found on the University's home page or by clicking here. You belong in Joplin! Enjoy a low cost of living, supportive community, outdoor lifestyle, proximity to destination markets, and more. Whatever it is, it's possible in Joplin, Missouri! Check out all Joplin has to offer by clicking here.  Additional information on Joplin and the surrounding area are available through the Joplin Chamber of Commerce website or the City of Joplin web site. 

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