Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor
Work Location Springfield Campus
HR Home Department 020713 BIOLOGY
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 Non-Tenure Track
Term (if applicable) 10 month
Begin Date of Appointment 08/16/2021
The Visiting Assistant Professor is a non-tenure track position held by an
individual who possesses all the qualifications to be appointed at that rank
or who has held that rank at another institution. The Visiting Assistant
Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department
head and may include serving as an academic advisor.
Description of Primary Duties
Teaching courses in Introductory Biology, general physiology, and others in
expertise.; academic advising; departmental service
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Visiting 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.
PhD in Biology or related field; Evidence of training/skills necessary to
teach courses in introductory biology and physiology (including labs);
excellent communication skills
Link to Job Description
https:// www. missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21470.htm
Open Date 04/01/2021
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until
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Posting Number 20210019FTF
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Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
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