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Assistant Teaching Professor Position at Mizzou

  • April 17, 2018 9:57 AM
    Message # 6107441

    The University of Missouri (MU) College of Education is searching for an individual to fill a multi-year, non-tenure track faculty position who shares the College’s commitment to excellent teaching, exceptional service to students and the profession, quality research, and to continuous quality improvement in an environment of civility and respect.


    • Teach graduate courses in school psychology, consistent with program and departmental instructional needs
    • Advise and provide clinical supervision to graduate students in the school psychology program
    • Provide staff development and technical assistance to local and state schools and agencies in conjunction with program efforts to expand the field of school psychology in the state of Missouri
    • Provide service to the program, department, college, and the profession

    Minimum Qualifications:

    ·         Doctorate in School Psychology or a related field by the time of appointment (anticipated September 1, 2018).

    • Licensure or license-eligible in the state of Missouri

    ·         Evidence of effective teaching in school psychology or related fields

    This position will be housed in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (ESCP).

    The successful candidate will join a vibrant team of 6 core faculty (5 tenured and 1 non-tenure-track faculty). Our doctoral student population is highly diverse with over 37% identifying as racial ethnic minority and international individuals. The program is affiliated with research, policy, and practice centers, including the Missouri Prevention Center, the Center for Collaborative Solutions for Kids, Practice, and Policy (SKIPP), the Boone County Schools Mental Health Coalition, and the Family Access Center for Excellence, and we benefit from excellent partnerships with the local public schools and community agencies who serve school-age youth.

    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: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

    Appointments: Non-tenure-track, multi-year, nine-month appointment starting September 1, 2018.

    To Apply:  Apply on-line at  Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, (b) evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews) (c) evidence of scholarship and potential for generating external funding, and (d) names and contact information for three reference in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.

    Beginning Review Date:  Formal review of applications will begin May 4, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.


    Please contact Dr. Matthew Burns, for questions about the position.

    The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer: Women, minorities and disabled individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.  To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Dean’s Office at 573-882-8524. 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.

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