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Assistant Teaching Professor of Higher Education

The University of Missouri (MU) College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is dynamically growing and changing. We are searching for individuals to join our team who share our commitment to teaching excellence, exceptional service to students, and continuous quality improvement in an environment of civility and respect.  


The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Missouri is pleased to announce an assistant level teaching professor (non-tenure-track) position in the field of higher education. We seek a colleague who can help us expand our commitment to postsecondary education, with a specific focus on higher education and student affairs leadership. This position offers opportunities to contribute to the programs in higher education (MEd, PhD, and Graduate Certificates) as well as the Doctorate in Educational Leadership (EdD) and Bachelor of Educational Studies (BES) programs. 


Primary responsibilities include contributing to the higher education program; coordination of the department’s Higher Education Master’s program and Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Administration; developing and teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in higher education (online); mentoring and advising students in the higher education programs; serving on dissertation committees; participating in faculty governance with the Department, College, and University; and providing service, outreach, and leadership to the University, educational institutions, agencies, and professional organizations. 

Appointment: Non-tenure-track, 12-month annual appointment beginning September 1, 2023. 


To Apply:  Apply on-line at Job Openings | Office of Human Resources - Office of Human Resources (missouri.edu). Upload a complete application including: (1) letter of application describing in detail qualifications for the position; (2) a CV including a list of names and contact information for three professional references (the CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section); and (3) a teaching philosophy statement with attention to your efforts on inclusivity, diversity, and equity (2 pages or less). 

Position: Assistant Teaching Professor of Higher Education
Organization: University of Missouri
Location: Columbia,  MO 
United States
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 1/10/2023

Minimum Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in higher education or a related field by time of appointment.  


Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors: 

  • Experience (or potential to be successful) teaching (online) graduate students in the Higher Education Master’s program and Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration, with a preferred expertise teaching one or more of the following courses at the Master’s level: Overview of Higher Education, College Environments, College Student Development, and Student Affairs Administration 
  • Experience (or potential to be successful) coordinating academic programs; 
  • Experience (or potential to be successful) advising and mentoring graduate students in the Higher Education Master’s program and Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration; and 
  • Experience (or potential to be successful) working collegially with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contributing to inclusion, diversity, and equity initiatives within the Department and University. 
Status: This listing expires on: 4/10/2023
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University of Missouri

Columbia,  MO 65211
United States
Casandra Harper Morris