Missouri State University
McQueary College of Health and Human Services
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, MCHHS RStats Institute
The McQueary College of Health and Human Services at Missouri State University (https://mchhs.missouristate.edu/) is searching for a colleague to join the RStats institute (https://www.missouristate.edu/rstats/) in our vibrant, collegial, progressive, and growing college. MSU has a Public Affairs Mission and is committed to the pillars of Cultural Competence, Ethical Leadership and Community Engagement. MSU enrolls more than 24,000 students (approximately 20,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students). The College supports nationally accredited undergraduate (16) and graduate programs at the doctorate (6), master’s degree (15), and certificate levels (16) housed in eleven departments and schools supporting 900 graduate students (enrolled in certificate, MS, Professional Doctoral programs), and approximately 3,000 undergraduate majors with a student population that is 23.5% Latinx, 6% Black, 55% White, and 6% multiracial. The position is a tenure track, nine-month appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. The ideal candidate will share MSU’s commitment to our diverse student population preparing them for their future careers.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, vision, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of full time MSU employees are entitled to tuition waivers for dependents, up to 15 credits/year. The position is a nine-month appointment.
Requested Start Date:
August 16, 2021
Location and Environment:
The McQueary College of Health and Human Services promotes learning, scholarship, and service to the broader community. Our college provides state-of-the-art facilities and equipment supporting the departments and programs https://www.missouristate.edu/mchhs/.
Missouri State University is a selective-admissions, multi-campus metropolitan university system that recently celebrated 100 years of excellence in teaching, research, and service. Guided by a mission in public affairs, we move forward in providing leadership education for the 21st century. As the second largest university in the state, Missouri State University is home to more than 26,000 students. The University offers 102 baccalaureate, 61 Master’s, and 7 Doctoral degree programs within eight academic colleges. The University is strongly committed to faculty development through internal grants programs, summer fellowships, sabbaticals, and the availability of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning. Missouri State University holds honors from noteworthy publications including Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report https://www.missouristate.edu/about/.
The main campus of Missouri State University is in the city of Springfield, known as the gateway to the beautiful Ozarks. The city of Springfield has many attractions while still maintaining the feel of a safe community with a strong family focus. The city has been rated by Employment Review as one of the “Top Ten of America’s Best Places to Live and Work”. As a vibrant metropolitan area of 450,000 people,
Springfield offers advantages in the areas of low cost of living, superior health care access, excellent public schools, and a wide range of entertainment, recreational, and cultural opportunities. https://www.liveinspringfieldmo.com/ https://www.missouristate.edu/about/springfield-ozarks.htm
Questions may be directed to Dr. Colette Witkowski, Search Chair, at Colettewitkowski@missouristate.edu; Phone: 417-836-5603.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to inclusive teaching practices and expertise in teaching research design, data analysis and statistics across the college at the graduate and undergraduate level. Teaching need is in the health sciences areas and professional graduate programs. The candidate will be knowledgeable of and use student focused pedagogy in the classroom to engage students in the learning process and provide students with access to high impact practices aimed at increasing student retention, persistence, and success. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate students, advising, supporting graduate students in biomedical/clinical research projects during design, execution, and after completion. Engage in scholarly activity in an area of expertise to establish a research agenda and participate in the University’s mission of public affairs with service to the college, university, and community.
The candidate must provide evidence of:
Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin on March 12, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should apply online at https://jobs.missouristate.edu/. Application documents to be submitted online are:
Official graduate transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
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