Missouri State University Posting Details in Springfield, Missouri

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor-9 month appointment, School of Nursing

Work Location Springfield Campus

Department School of Nursing

HR Home Department

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 08/13/2018

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

All tenure track faculty are required to: teach, mentor graduate students (advising, capstone projects, and thesis), pursue a program of research, and provide service consistent with the School of Nursing, the College of Health and Human Services, and the University goals.

Faculty teaching assignments will be based on education, experience, and area(s) of expertise. Leadership opportunities may be available.

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

Qualified applicants must hold a doctoral degree in nursing (PhD or DNP with FNP certification) or be enrolled in a doctoral program in nursing or a related field for a tenure track position. Applicants with a doctoral degree in a related field must have a masters’ degree in nursing. Applicants must have a current license, without restriction, to practice nursing in Missouri, or eligibility for RN license in Missouri.

Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Flexible and willing to work collaboratively to attain school, college, and university goals. Previous teaching experience; effective teaching of diverse individuals or groups. Experience with online education, or interest in online education, with excellent technology skills.

Ability to identify and implement a successful program of scholarship. Strong leadership and management skills. Interest in healthcare of vulnerable and diverse populations, and collaborating with diverse community partners.

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

Open Date 03/14/2018

Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled)

Special Instructions to Applicants

The first date of consideration is April 16, 2018 and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Official transcripts will be required by the time of hire.

Background check at the University’s expense and drug screen without disqualifications is required.

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 314, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, JillPatterson@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 Detail

Posting Number 20180022FTF

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/38389

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • How did you hear about this vacancy?

  • Missouri State University Website

  • Web Postings

  • Print Publications

  • Diversity website posting

  • INSIGHT into Diversity

  • HigherEdJobs.com

  • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

  • Job Board (CareerBuilder.com, Monster, etc.)

  • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings

  • Personal Contacts / Networking

  • Newspapers

  • Other


  • Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.

(Open Ended Question)

  • * Have you ever had a disciplinary action taken on your nursing license in any jurisdiction? If so, please provide the date, jurisdiction, nature of the restriction/discipline (suspension, probation, or revocation), and the cause.

(Open Ended Question)


  • Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) or APRN who has a current license to practice nursing in the US? (Please provide a copy of license/ and or certification if applicable).

  • Yes - a Registered Nurse

  • Yes - an APRN (NP, Midwife, CRNA, CNS)

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1

  • Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Other Documents -1

  • Certificate/License-1

  • Unofficial Transcripts -2

  • Unofficial Transcripts -3