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Work Location: Springfield Campus

Department: School of Social Work

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020517 SOCIAL WORK

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: 08/12/2019

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

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, or satisfactory progression in PhD program may be considered) with teaching and clinical social work experience. Candidates must have a MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program and two years post master’s experience. Candidates should have a strong research agenda and demonstrated leadership skills.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.

How to apply

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

Special Instructions to Applicants

The first date of consideration is November 5, 2018, 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, 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, equity@missouristate.edu, 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 Number: 20180082FTF