Job Information

  • Overview:

    General Description and Primary Duties: 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. Teach 3 undergraduate and/or graduate level courses per semester (18 contact hours) in, according to specialty and departmental needs.

    Departmental responsibilities include involvement with program planning, assessment, curriculum development, student advisement, and participation in department governance. Continued creative research in related areas, as well as related, evolving technologies is required. Additional teaching responsibility includes expanding knowledge of diversity, historical, theoretical, critical and contemporary global/multicultural practices in the field of visual communication.

    First date of consideration is November 17, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

    An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution.

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  • Location: Department of Art and Design, Missouri State University
  • Starts On: Aug. 10, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
  • Code: Posting Number: 20160104FTF

Job Requirements

  • Job Description:

    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.

    The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.

Company Information

  • Missouri State University
    Department of Art and Design
    Springfield, Missouri 65897
    United States of America

Contact Information

  • Eric Pervukhin
    Phone: (417) 837-2351
    Fax: 417-837-2350
  • Contact Method:

    Apply on-line at attaching a letter of application including URL to a portfolio of your professional and your students’ work if available, teaching and design philosophy statements, curriculum vitae, copy of transcript, names and contact information of 3 professional references. If you don’t have a URL, send PDFs or other digital files showing at least 20 examples of your own work, 20 examples of your students’ work (if available) and any other supporting materials to Eric Pervukhin, or send USPS to Eric Pervukhin, Design Search Committee Chair, Missouri State University, Department of Art + Design, 901 S National Ave., Springfield, MO 65897.