Work Location: Springfield Campus
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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: Non-Tenure Track
Term (if applicable): 9 month
Begin Date of Appointment: 08/14/2023
The Instructor NT is a non-tenure track position with responsibilities to teach full-time and to provide appropriate service. The Instructor NT may participate in research or creative activities.
Description of Primary Duties
Duties of the position include teaching courses in multiple English disciplines including composition, literature, and technical writing, both in face-to-face and online modalities. Additional duties include academic advising, research mentoring, commitment to working with diverse student and community populations, participating in an appropriate level of service especially activities related to general education writing courses. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
An earned terminal degree or the degree required for teaching in certain disciplines is required. Potential or demonstrated teaching ability is required. A willingness to serve the academic unit, college, and the University is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
MA or PhD in English; at least 5 years demonstrated excellence in college/university teaching; evidence of successful teaching in multiple modalities; expertise in teaching introductory and intermediate courses in composition, literature, and technical writing; knowledge of theories related to the teaching of composition and literature; and evidence of academic advising and/or successful student research outcomes.
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, [email protected], 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, [email protected], 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: 20230044FTF
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