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Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

Missouri State University
Springfield, Missouri
Posted Date
Mar 14, 2023

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

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education. The Elementary Education Program in the Department of Childhood Education and Family Studies at Missouri State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2023.

Description of primary duties:  The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty who demonstrate achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service. The primary responsibility of the Assistant Professor will be teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in a program with an interdisciplinary team of faculty. Courses may be taught seated or on-line, coursework may include various topics within the field of elementary education including the teaching of English language learners. The Assistant Professor is expected to develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with public school partners and provide clinical supervision for elementary practicum students, interns and student teachers. The Assistant Professor must engage in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and will be expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research by having an active research agenda, publishing in peer reviewed national and international journals, and developing grant proposals. In addition, the Assistant Professor will support the university’s Public Affairs Mission.      


Qualifications:  The minimum acceptable qualifications for the 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 Assistant Professor must have a terminal degree or ABD in Elementary Education, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, Education, or closely related field from an accredited university. Minimum of three years of teaching in the United States in grades 1 – 6 is required. Employment will require a criminal background check at university expense.


To apply:  Candidates must apply online at:                                                
Application materials include a cover letter, vita, unofficial transcripts, philosophy of teaching, and copies of any certificates/licenses.  The first date of consideration will be 4/10/23 and continue until filled. 


For More Information   Direct questions regarding the position to Dr. Minor Baker (  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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