Instructor - Business Statistics

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Position Title

Instructor - Business Statistics

Job Description

The Craig School of Business, College of Business & Professional Studies, Missouri Western State University, is seeking a full-time Instructor teaching Business Statistics beginning in August 23, 2021.

The instructor (non-tenure track) teaches in discipline areas in which he or she has specific training and competence. The instructor is expected to plan, organize, and teach in a manner that facilitates student learning in keeping with the learning-centered values and goals of the university.

Essential Duties:
• Teaching: teach undergraduate and graduate students in a specific field of expertise; participation in programs that promote instructional development in the discipline; develop and manage curricular materials, ensuring that they meet departmental and university standards; participation in campus initiatives related to teaching such as learning communities, honors programs, and applied learning.
• Scholarship: applies current knowledge and innovations to important practices, and focuses on the nature and improvement of teaching.
• Service: document students’ attendance, participation, and academic progress by giving and grading assignments, projects, quizzes and/or examinations that lead to a final grade; plan and create lectures, in-class activities, and assignments; maintain currency in one’s area of expertise and discipline; provide academic advising and support related to the academic progress of students; is accessible to students outside the classroom, providing ample periods of time for counseling and mentoring students in matters related to academic success; engage in service activities in support of departmental, college, and university needs; service supporting community outreach; and service to relevant.

Required Qualifications

Masters Degree in Math or Business with the ability to teach Business Statistics. Teaching experience in higher education.

•Excellent Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
•Excellent teaching skills with an ability to coordinate with the faculties and students from diverse cultural backgrounds
•Strong organizational skills
•Ability to multitask
•Ability to engage large groups of people with complicated material
•Able to teach with appropriate real-world experience
•Able to demonstrate confidence teaching and presenting in a public forum
•Technologically adept: can utilize electronic communications, online learning management systems, and other forms of technology related to the position
•Passionate about specific academic fields and education in general
•Clearly understands curriculum design, pedagogy, and learning outcomes assessment

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching Business Statistics.
Online teaching experience using Canvas.

Physical Demands

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.



Additional Demands

May require some evening hours.

Hours of Work

Varied schedule depending on classes.

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Open Date


Priority Deadline


Open Until Filled

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * What is your Philosophy for serving students?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have prior experience in Higher Education?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Transcripts (unofficial)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References (3-5 with contact information)
  4. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness(Student Evaluations)
  5. Cover Letter
  6. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (One Page)

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