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Assistant/Associate Professor

Missouri State University
Springfield, Missouri
Posted Date
Mar 7, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Childhood Education and Family Studies at Missouri State University is seeking candidates for a 9-month, tenure-track Early Childhood Education faculty member either at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. 


Primary Duties  The Assistant/Associate Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood education and child and family development including such courses as: Early Childhood Curriculum, Early Childhood Assessment, Foundations in Early Childhood. In addition, the successful candidate will supervise practicum and student teachers and work closely with area cooperating teachers; will provide service to the field and profession; be skilled in the use of technology and able to teach online courses; and participate in program, department, college, and university service.  The faculty member will have a commitment to the Public Affairs Mission of Missouri State University.


Qualifications The Assistant Professor must hold a terminal degree or ABD in Early Childhood Education, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, Education, or closely related field from an accredited university. The Associate Professor must have a terminal degree in Early Childhood Education, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, Education, or closely related field from an accredited university and meet the requirements of Associate Professor set forth by the department.  All candidates must hold, or be able to hold, an early childhood education teaching certificate. Minimum of three years teaching experience in a public or nationally accredited school (Pre-Kindergarten – 3rd grade) in the United States.


One hire will be made either at the Assistant OR Associate Professor level.  For the job description and to apply follow the appropriate link:


  1.  Assistant Professor: Associate Professor:

Missouri State University is a comprehensive and diverse university offering undergraduate and graduate programs.  For more information about Missouri State University and the Springfield, Missouri area please visit:


Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity.


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